Officer Got Stuck In Tree In Oakland Gardens, Queens, FDNY Says

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — An NYPD officer who went up a tree to rescue a cat ended up getting stuck himself Monday, and needed to call in the Fire Department to help him get back down.

The incident happened around 2:40 p.m. Monday at 230th Street and 67th Avenue, in the Oakland Gardens section of Queens.

A call came in that a man attempting to get a cat out of a tree had gotten stuck. Fire Department personnel used a bucket ladder to get the man, who the department said was a police officer, and the cat, down.

The NYPD had no comment.

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