Monday, June 1, 2015

Decorah Police Free Deer from Soccer Net!

KWWL reported today about a story involving a deer, a soccer net, and my college community -- not to mention an attractive news reporter with an irresistible Norse accent!:
Officers Sara Hendrickson, Brent Parker and Jim Frost all helped save the life of a deer that had gotten stuck in a soccer net. The call came in a little after 7 a.m. May 18. Hendrickson had just gotten to the office for the day. "I thought, 'Well, I'm gonna grab a scissors.' I don't know why I thought that, but at the time, I did, and I'm glad I had it," she said. 
One of the officers held the deer in one place while Hendrickson cut the animal loose.

It's a good thing that Decorah police arrived so promptly as it's pretty clear that the deer would have strangled itself if it had been stuck in the net much longer!

You can watch footage of the news article here.

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