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CPD officers rescue ducklings from sewer near O’Hare

Chicago Police officers helped rescue a family of ducklings suck in a sewer Saturday morning. | Chicago Police

Chicago Police officers made an unusual rescue Saturday morning on the Northwest Side.

Shortly after 10 a.m., Chicago Police officers at O’Hare received a call to assist a citizen on an airport service road, according to a statement from police News Affairs.

When the officers arrived, they found two women trying to rescue a family of ducklings that became trapped in a sewer near the United Airlines Credit Union, police said.

Officers Floyd Eppling, Timothy Bolger, Carlos Soria, Martin McNaughton and John Conway removed the sewer cover and lowered themselves to rescue the seven baby ducklings.

The ducklings were safely pulled from the sewer by Chicago Police officers. | Chicago Police
The ducklings were safely pulled from the sewer by Chicago Police officers. | Chicago Police
Chicago Police officers lower themselves in a Northwest Side sewer Saturday morning to rescue ducklings. | Chicago Police
Chicago Police officers lower themselves in a Northwest Side sewer Saturday morning to rescue ducklings. | Chicago Police