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.READ MORE: August Wilson African American Cultural Center Hosts Holiday Community Day
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.READ MORE: KD Sunday Spotlight: Military Warriors Support Foundation Looking To Help Local Female Veterans
A representative from Wildlife In Need picked up the hawk and will rehab the hawk, authorities said.MORE NEWS: Pitt QB Kenny Pickett’s Stock Surging After ACC Championship
Once healthy, the group will release the hawk back into the area where it was found by Officer Hedland.