Police Officer Rescued from River
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A St. Louis Police Office had to be rescued from the Mississippi River tonight when his squad car slid on the cobblestones.
KMOV TV reports he was responding to a call about a man in a van , which also was sliding down the cobblestones near the Arch grounds.
The van got hung-up on some driftwood and did not go into the water.
Both the officer and the van driver were rescued unharmed, but crews had to use rope to pull them to safety.
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