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‘Animal-loving’ police officers save deer trapped in rope swing


A pair of “animal-loving” police officers in Wales used a pair of scissors from their first aid kit to rescue a deer that was trapped in a rope swing. A member of the public called Dyfed-Powys Police department after spotting the deer with its antlers tangled in the swing a field near Powis Castle in Welshpool, Powys, at around 3.30pm on Sunday afternoon. While the police do not usually responding to calls about animal emergencies, two members of the Powys Roads Policing Unit – Pc Marcus Wright and Pc Dave Wilkinson – were in the area and decided to investigate.

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