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Avon officer rescues senior citizen from pool

AVON, Ind. (WISH) — A police officer helped save a woman by pulling her from a pool on Saturday.

Officer Adam Barnhart, a veteran of ten years, responded to the 300 block of South Avon Avenue following an incomplete 911 call just before 4 p.m.

When he arrived, he found a woman holding her 73-year-old mother up. Barnhart helped pull the woman out and performed CPR until EMS arrived.

Police are unsure if the woman suffered a medical event. She was transported to a local hospital and police said she appears to be improving.