APOLLO BEACH —
A Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputy pulled off a heroic rescue Tuesday afternoon.
- Deputy pulls autistic boy from retention pond
- Deputy Efrain Taveras saved a 9-yr-previous autistic boy
- Boy had walked away from his Apollo Seashore residence
In line with the sheriff’s workplace, Deputy Efrain Taveras saved a 9-yr-previous autistic boy from a retention pond.
The boy had walked out of his Apollo Seashore and had been reported lacking. Taveras noticed the boy, who doesn’t know find out how to swim, within the pond and jumped in after him.
Deputy Taveras instantly jumped into the pond, in full uniform, and pulled the kid to security.
The boy is protected and has been reunited together with his household.
Taveras, fifty two, is a 12-yr veteran of the sheriff’s workplace.