Lido Beach, NY - November 2, 2016 - The Fourth Precinct reports the details of a water rescue that occurred in Lido Beach on Wednesday, November 02, 2016 at 2:38 A.M.
While on routine patrol, a Fourth Precinct police officer entered East Marina located at 1501 Lido Blvd. and overheard an unusual sound coming from the dock. Upon further investigation, the officer discovered a 57-year-old male in the water. The fisherman, while attempting to board his boat had slipped and was unable to get out of the water by himself. He stated he was in the water for approximately thirty minutes holding on to the edge of the dock. The police officer and a Point Lookout Fire Department member were able to pull the male from the water. The fisherman appeared uninjured and refused medical treatment at the scene.