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Off-duty Colchester officer rescues injured owl

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An off-duty Colchester officer saved an injured owl Monday.  (Colchester Police) An off-duty Colchester officer saved an injured owl Monday.  (Colchester Police)
COLCHESTER, CT (WFSB) -

An off-duty Colchester officer saved an injured owl on Monday night.  

The officer was notified of an owl stuck in a batting cage net. Officials said the officer immediately worked to help the animal.

The distressed owl only sustained minor injuries, including a dislocated leg.

It is currently recovering with the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

The owl will be rehabilitated and then released back into the wild.

To see pictures of the owl, click here. 

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