East River Rescue

We were doing the loop of Manhattan on our bikes this morning when we came upon this scene.

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This guy had been walking on this narrow ledge fishing for clams with a pole and a net and he slipped and fell into the East River.

The police came and one of them put on a wet suit and went down a ladder to get the guy.

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I am sure the guy was happy to see the policeman.

Apparently he had hurt his shoulder and wrist in the fall.

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Here’s a Flickr slideshow of all the photos I took of this scene this morning.