Police: Easton officer rescues man, dog who fell via ice

An Easton police officer is being credited for saving a person and his dog who fell throughout the ice on a pond close the Helen Keller core college Friday night.

Officer Anthony Telesco changed into flagged down by means of a man who instructed him his dog had fell during the ice of Keller’s Pond, police pointed out.

Telesco automatically called for the Easton fireplace department to make an ice rescue.

“earlier than arriving on the scene the particular person climbed onto the ice tried to attain his dog,” police said in unlock. “however, the man fell through the ice on desirable of his dog.

“The then entered the changed into within the water and was in a position to rescue the individual and his dog,” police pointed out.

Telesco “was up to his chest and upon exiting the water, he turned into in minor distress from the freezing temperature.

The officer turned into transported by using Easton EMS to Bridgeport hospital for medicine of bloodless water publicity. He became later launched in first rate situation, police observed.

the man who fell into the ice turned into treated and launched at the scene.

Telesco, 32, has been an Easton police officer for more than two years.

“i beg americans now not to stroll or crawl on ice on ice-lined bodies of water to rescue a person, dog or flora and fauna ,” stated hearth Chief Steve Waugh.

“The Easton fireplace branch has a lot of firemen which are totally knowledgeable in ice rescues. they have got cold-water gear, really expert gadget and educate continually for these kinds of instances.”