NYPD rescues man, dog from Hudson River after pooch falls in: police

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Police rescue a dog and its owner from the Hudson River on July 17, 2021 (Credit: NYPD Special Ops/Twitter)

MANHATTAN, N.Y. — Police rescued a man and his dog after they ended up in the Hudson River during stormy weather on Saturday.

The NYPD’s Harbor and ESU units responded to the scene after the dog fell into the water and the man jumped into the river to rescue the pooch.

However, the man was unable to get back to solid ground, according to authorities.

First responders quickly went in and rescued both from the river.

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