- Associated Press - Sunday, August 16, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police say officers rescued a man and a woman who tried to swim across the Chicago River downtown.

Authorities say police received a call after 6 a.m. Sunday of a person in the water and the department’s marine unit rescued a 32-year-old woman and 29-year-old man from the main branch. The Chicago Tribune reports (https://trib.in/1DYeRlw ) they were trying to swim across when officers said they had a hard time staying afloat.

They were pulled from the water.

Both refused medical attention at the scene.

Further details were not immediately available.


Information from: Chicago Tribune, https://www.chicagotribune.com

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