NYPD Officers Rescue Woman Trapped Under Brooklyn Pier

Officers with the New York City Police Department (NYPD) rescued a woman who had gotten trapped under a pier in Brooklyn on the morning of Tuesday, October 3, the NYPD said.

Footage released by the police shows one of the officers holding on to the woman’s hand from the edge of the pier in the Red Hook neighborhood. Officers helped get the woman, whose age was reported as 20 by local media, onto a boat to complete the rescue, the footage shows.

The woman was hospitalized in stable condition, according to local media.

Storyful reached out to the NYPD for more information on how the woman got stuck, but did not hear back by the time of publication. Credit: NYPD via Storyful

Video transcript


- [INAUDIBLE] grab you, all right? [INAUDIBLE]. They're getting closer. Just hold onto me, OK?

- Yeah.

- Is she in the water?


- No, she's standing on the--

- She's not in the water. She's on the beam.

- --on the beam right there.


- All right. I want you to go ahead and grab hold of this right here, OK? See that rail? All right. Ready, 1, 2, 3, up. Come on. You got it.


- You got it. You're good. We got you. We got you. I got you. I got you. Mark, come here!

- I'll get over there.

- You got it?

- Yeah, I'll get over there.


- Stay where you are. We got you.

- I can't hold on.

- Oh, we got you.

- I got you. I got you. All right.

- Good job.

- Watch your head. Watch your head.

- Good job, [INAUDIBLE].

- Watch your head. OK?