Police spent over four hours rescuing a baby deer Thursday that fell 20 feet into a manhole in Long Island, N.Y.
Landscapers working by a vacant lot under construction in Mount Sinai, N.Y., called Suffolk County Police just after 3:30 p.m. when they noticed the fawn had fallen into the manhole, police said.
The officers hoisted the deer to ground level at around 8 p.m. and then brought up Justincic back up.
The officers then released the deer and it ran into the woods, seemingly unscathed.That's a whole lot of work for a baby deer. Acts of compassion make up for the other stuff we have to face every day. By the way, go read the whole article for adorable baby deer pictures and one burly cop about to go in the ground.