Ohio Police Officer Rescues Trapped Fawn

A police officer in Miami Township, Ohio, helped to rescue a distressed fawn trapped in a sunken patio area on Tuesday, June 14, according to officials.

Footage posted by the Miami Township Police Department shows an officer working with a man to rescue the fawn. The officer is seen climbing down to the deer and using a blanket to help the agitated animal to safety. Once free, the fawn is seen running toward nearby trees. Credit: Miami Township Police via Storyful

Video transcript

- Yeah. You got a blanket?

- Uh--

- Like, an oversized blanket that we can wrap him up in and lift him up?

- Whoa. I have, like, a branch. Can we do that?

- I mean, we ain't going to be able to lift him up with a branch. I was thinking a blanket.

- Come here.

[FAWN BLEATING]

- It's all right. He don't want me to come near him. He's like, hell no.

[FAWN BLEATING]

- Come here. Come here. Come here.

- It's OK. It's OK.

- Come here.

[FAWN BLEATING]

- Come here.

- It's OK. It's OK.

- Come here.

- It's OK.

[FAWN BLEATING]

It's OK. It's OK. Go. Yeah. You got a blanket?

- Uh--

- Like, an oversized blanket that we can wrap him up in and lift him up?

- Whoa. I have, like, a branch. Can we do that?

- I mean, we ain't going to be able to lift him up with a branch. I was thinking a blanket.

- Come here.

[FAWN BLEATING]

- It's all right. He don't want me to come near him. He's like, hell no.

[FAWN BLEATING]

- Come here. Come here. Come here.

- It's OK. It's OK.

- Come here.

[FAWN BLEATING]

- It's OK.

- Come here.

- It's OK.

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