With the unusual hashtag #wetboots, police in York have revealed how they saved a person from drowning on Tuesday night (January 10).
Officers linked arms to form a human chain before entering the water.
The North Yorkshire Police Firearms Support Unit tweeted how their officers and police from York joined together to “save a person who entered intending to harm themselves”.
Officers put the person’s safety first and dragged them out and is fine and receiving the help they need.
Their work was appreciated on Twitter…
@NYPFirearmsUnit Well done – your work is much appreciated #utmost respect to you all ……
— Jo (@jw4926) January 11, 2017
@NYPFirearmsUnit Well done all! Hope the boots have dried out! 🙂
— Andrew (@Hippo_Rugby) January 10, 2017