Greenville, NC – A dog who was left tethered to a fence in torrential rain from Tropical Storm Ophelia was saved thanks to a real-life hero. A police officer with the Greenville Police Department reached the tethered pit bull moments before the floodwater would have overtaken him.
The police department said:
REAL LIFE HERO: GPD Officer B. Schultz (595) rescues a dog from the flood water off of Dunbrook Drive. The dog, a small pit bull, was tied to a fence and was just inches from drowning.
The authorities were able to rescue the dog thanks to the good Samaritan who called in the life-or-death situation.
The rescued dog is reported to be “safe from harm,” and Animal Protective Services will be conducting an investigation into the situation.
REAL LIFE HERO: GPD Officer Shultz rescues a dog from the flood water off Dunbrook Drive. The dog, a small pit bull, was tied to a fence and was just inches from drowning. He is safe from harm now and Animal Protective Services will be conducting a follow up investigation. pic.twitter.com/F7q23djq6Y
— Greenville Police (@GreenvillePD) September 23, 2023