MORRISVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- Morrisville police said they are accustomed to saving ducklings from drains, but a deer in a mud hole was one for the books.
The department's Facebook page said an unusual call came in Saturday morning at Mason Farm Road and Fern Tree Court.
Apex officers, firefighters rescue duckling from sewer grate outside Apex Friendship High School
Officers found a deer that had been stuck in a mud hole. With some creativity and pallets, officers and the Morrisville Fire/Rescue Department freed the deer.
MPD said this was "just one of the many things that makes our jobs worth it."
Morrisville police officers, firefighters save deer stuck in mud hole