Saturday 26 November 2022 10:26 PM Incredible moment suburban Chicago cops save boy, 9, from drowning in icy pond trends now
Incredible bodycam footage showed the moment two police officers in suburban Chicago rescued a 9-year-old boy from an icy pond after the child fell through the ice while trying retrieve a football.
The incident occurred around 4:30 pm on Wednesday in the Chicago-suburb of Aurora. Local police and the fire department were called to the scene to rescue the boy and a woman who had entered the water in an attempt to save him.
Multiple officers deployed water rescue kits, that are used to pull people to shore, on the banks of the pond as two officers went into the water. It took a combined effort to pull the pair to safety.
The child suffered minor injuries and was rushed to a local hospital when he was safely retrieved from the water. The two officers were also treated for minor injuries while the woman who entered the water was treated at the scene.
All three were released from the hospital in stable condition.
In an interview with the boy's mother that was posted on the Aurora Police Department's Facebook page, she says that she didn't think her son was going to be with her for Thanksgiving when she saw him struggling in the