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Officers, K9 Locate At Risk Man Alive

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(Photo Courtesy of the Cook Co Sheriff's Office)

A K-9 unit successfully led officers to an at-risk man found alive, but with injuries to his wrist, in a wooded area near Merrionette Park.  The Cook County Sheriff's Office on Friday reported that just before 4:30 on Thursday afternoon, they received a report of a suspicious vehicle near the 34-hundred block of West 119th Street and learned the vehicle's driver, a 24 year old Evergreen Park man, maybe despondent and try to hurt himself.  The search involved a K-9 unit and a helicopter and once found the man was hospitalized for his injuries.

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