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Chester police rescue deer trapped in netting

CHESTER, NJ (Morris County) — Police officers came to the rescue of a deer that became entangled in backstop netting Friday morning.

Chester police received a call that a White-tailed deer buck was stuck in backstop netting at the Black River Soccer Fields, police said.

White-tailed Buck Stuck in Backstop Netting

This morning we received a call about a White-tailed Deer Buck stuck in a backstop net at the Black River Soccer Fields. Before long the deer was exhausted and that's when Det. Doug Shea and Ptl. Brian Lowry held the buck to the ground while Cpl. Henry cut the netting from around it's antlers and neck. With a little prodding the buck was back on his feet and ran back into the woods unharmed.

Posted by Chester Police NJ on Friday, January 31, 2020

Before long the deer was exhausted and that’s when Detective Doug Shea and Patrolman Brian Lowry held the buck to the ground while Corporal Michael Henry cut the netting from around the deer’s antlers and neck, police said.

“With a little prodding the buck was back on his feet and ran back into the woods unharmed,” police said.

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