WATCH: 12-year-old pulled out of frozen Wisconsin River in dramatic bodycam footage


PORTAGE, Wis. (WTVO) — Police in Wisconsin release dramatic body camera video after a 12-year-old fell through the ice on the Wisconsin River.

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The incident happened on Thursday around 5:30 p.m. When officers arrived on scene, they found the juvenile about 20-30 yard out on the ice along with a second juvenile who fell through the ice.

The first child was able to pull themselves onto a solid portion of ice. Officers used a ResQ disc to wrap the rope around and secure the second child to pull them out of the frozen river.

The two children were taken to the hospital as a cautionary measure.

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