St. John deputy rescues seagull

St. John deputy rescues seagull
Dr. Jennifer Crawford of Riverlands Veterinary Clinic and Deputy John Norsworthy with the rescued seagull. (Source: St. John The Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office Facebook.)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -A St. John The Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy is being praised for going above and beyond for Louisiana’s wildlife.

According to a post on the sheriff’s office Facebook page, Deputy John Norsworthy saw an injured seagull fly into the side of a moving vehicle on Belle Terre Boulevard in LaPlace.

Norsworthy saw the bird fall onto the road, and noticed it was stunned and sustained a leg and hip injury.

According to the post, Deputy Norsworthy was able to capture the bird and transport it to a veterinary clinic for medical treatment.

Thanks to Norsworthy’s efforts, the bird is expected to make a speedy recovery.

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Posted by St John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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