CPD officers rescue ducklings from sewer near O'Hare

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Chicago Police officers lower themselves in a Northwest Side sewer Saturday morning to rescue ducklings. | Chicago Police

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - 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.