Police, firefighters make daring water rescue of man and dog in Sterling Forest

Authorities say the man was walking his dog in Sterling Forest when the leash broke. The dog then rushed off to the water - beyond a 10-foot cliff - which led to the man jumping into the water to rescue him.

News 12 Staff

Dec 8, 2022, 10:14 PM

Updated 529 days ago

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Police and firefighters rescued a man and his dog from the water in the Town of Warwick Thursday. 
Authorities say the man was walking his dog in Sterling Forest when the leash broke. The dog then rushed off to the water - beyond a 10-foot cliff - which led to the man jumping into the water to rescue him. 
Police and firefighters had to rescue both the man and the dog, helping them back up a rock ledge with ropes.
EMS checked the man and his best friend.
Both were determined to be OK.


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