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Jackson PD: Child rescued after being pulled underwater in creek [VIDEO]

Posted at 7:13 PM, Aug 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-29 20:13:31-04

JACKSON -- A child was pulled completely underwater in his neighborhood by a flooded creek Monday, and was rescued by a Jackson Police Officer, Kyle Henning. 

Jackson Police shared the video on its Facebook page Wednesday.

Henning was on patrol when he witnessed several adults trying to pull the 9-year-old from the water. He was playing in the water when the strong current sucked him into the culvert that runs under the road. 

Officer Henning wrapped the child in a "bear hug" and was able to pull him from the water.

Thankfully the child was uninjured and returned to his parents.