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Stamford police rescue 7-year-old who fell off pier

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A 7-year-old boy who cannot swim fell off a Cummings Park pier Sunday evening, but Stamford police dove in after him to bring him safely to shore.

Police say they arrived around 6:30 p.m. Sunday to find the terrified boy holding onto a pylon in the water.

Three officers jumped in for the rescue.

The boy was treated at Stamford Hospital and released.

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