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University Police and Delhi police Chief Help Rescue SUNY Delhi Student From River

Friday, May 12, 2017

A college student was rescued by the local police chief and others from the West Branch of the Delaware River in the town of Delhi on Tuesday morning, officials said.

A student at the State University College of Technology at Delhi contacted University Police at 8:35 a.m. Tuesday to report that a fellow student was missing and that she was concerned about his welfare, according to Kimberly MacLeod, director of communications and new media.

University Police immediately began an investigation and spotted the students in the area near Sherwoods Bridge, MacLeod said in an email. Upon arriving on the scene, they discovered the student in the Delaware River.

“Thanks to the heroic efforts of University Police and Delhi Police Chief Michael Mills, the student was rescued from the water,” MacLeod said. Also assisting in the rescue were two SUNY Delhi students who were fishing in the area at the time, she said.

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