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News Next Door: Cop Saves Dog From Schuykill River

The dog was reportedly trapped under a log.

A dog may be man's best friend, but every now and then, man returns the favor. Monday morning in Royersford was one of those times.

Shortly before 9 a.m., Royersford Police Department patrolman Mark Smythe received a radio report from a passerby that a dog was trapped under a log in the Schuylkill River.

Smythe responded to the scene, jumped into the river, and rescued the dog with the help of bystanders. The dog was treated by a local veterinarian and later returned to his owners.

Read more about the daring rescue here.

Deborah Stead February 03, 2013 at 01:47 AM
What w wonderful thing to do!!!

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