By CBSNewYork Team

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A hawk was saved from the tracks and is in the hands of animal control.

Port Authority Police Officer Jordan Gonzalez took action after responding to a call early Friday morning about a large bird in distress.

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He found the hawk on the tracks near the PATH Exchange Place station in Jersey City.

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Gonzalez coordinated with track maintenance workers to safely capture and secure the bird.

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