PULASKI TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — An officer with the Pulaski Township Police Department saved a red-tailed hawk with a broken leg.

Officer Scott Hedland rescued the injured hawk on Saturday on South Valleyview Road while he was on patrol, the department announced.

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Hedland grabbed a towel, secured the hawk in a box and contacted the Pennsylvania Game Commission, which put the officer in contact with Wildlife In Need.

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A representative from Wildlife In Need picked up the hawk and will rehab the hawk, authorities said.

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Once healthy, the group will release the hawk back into the area where it was found by Officer Hedland.