Home
 
Choose Your City
Change City

Dolphin trapped under bridge in Coney Island, Brooklyn

A dolphin became trapped under a bridge in a Brooklyn creek Thursday morning, police said.

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

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.

RelatedArticles

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

Follow Danielle Tcholakian on Twitter @danielleiat

Follow Anna Sanders on Twitter: @AnnaESanders

 
Consider AlsoFurther Articles