dolphin brooklyn A dolphin, not pictured, became trapped under a bridge in a Brooklyn creek Thursday morning, police said.
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A dolphin became trapped under a bridge in a Brooklyn creek Thursday morning, police said.

 

Police responded to the creek near Cropsey Avenue and Bay 54th Street in Coney Island about 11 a.m. after reports came in of a dolphin in distress. An aviation unit confirmed the creature was a dolphin, police said.

 

A team of officers from the emergency services, harbor patrol and dive units are on the scene.

 

Earlier this year, a dolphin found swimming in Brooklyn's reportedly toxic Gowanus Canal died.

 

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