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VIDEO: Janesville police body camera footage shows rooftop rescue

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Andrew Reuter
April 25, 2014

JANEVILLE--The Janesville Police Department has released video from a dramatic rooftop rescue in early April.

The video, taken from a body camera worn by officer Daniel Schoonover, shows the officer coming up from behind a teen and pulling her away from the edge of the roof April 8, according to a news release. The girl was threatening to jump, police said.

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