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Baby deer rescued from manhole

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Long Island police rescued a baby deer that feel 20-feet down a manhole.

Suffolk County Police say landscapers were working at a vacant lot by Route 25A and Nesconset Highway in Mount Sinai Thursday when they noticed a baby deer had fallen into the manhole.

Emergency Service Officers responded at about 5 p.m.

Officer Walter Justincic put on a breathing apparatus lowered 18-20 feet to raise the deer to ground level.

Justincic put a separate harness on the torso of the deer, who was crying but seemed to be fine, according to police.

Police say the deer was raised at about 8 p.m. and released,  It ran into the woods, seeming unscathed.

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