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St. Lucie County deputy rescues bald eagle

Posted: 1:45 PM, Apr 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-28 17:45:45Z

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. -- A St. Lucie County Sheriff's deputy rescued a bald eagle on Saturday.

The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office says Deputy Hunter was dispatched to check on an injured bird.

When he arrived, he saw a bald eagle suffering from a broken wing.

Deputy Hunter used his raincoat to pick up the injured bird and transported it to a local bird sanctuary for medical treatment.