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Hartford police rescue fawn that lost its mother

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Hartford police said they recently rescued a fawn. (Hartford police photo) Hartford police said they recently rescued a fawn. (Hartford police photo)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Hartford police protect and serve in many capacities.

Recently, they showed that their service extends to our woodland friends as well.

Deputy Chief Brian Foley said members of the department recently rescued a fawn.

He said the little deer lost its mother.

Foley said a person found the animal on a highway next to its mother, which had been struck by a vehicle.

The person then took the fawn to the front door of the Hartford Police Department.

Officers said they cared for the fawn and contacted the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

It was taken to be placed at a rescue farm, according to Foley.

See more photos of the fawn here.

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