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Hudson cop rescues tangled deer
GREENPORT -- A Hudson Police Officer put his off-duty skills to work, freeing a deer that was tangled in some Christmas lights.
Officer Kevin Sweet was visiting his mother when he noticed the animal had the lights wrapped around its neck and legs. Armed with his cell phone and a knife, Officer Sweet inched toward the deer and cut it free.
Officer Sweet said that after the deer was free, it sat in the snow looking at the officer for a minute before taking off. He said that be put some apples out for the animal, which were all gone an hour later.