Lucky ducklings reunited with mother thanks to West Valley City Police

Posted at 12:58 PM, Apr 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-27 19:03:06-04

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah - A mother has been reunited with her lost ducklings thanks to a couple of West Valley City Police detectives.

Police said a West Valley City Police Community Response Unit found itself in a unique situation Monday.

A mother duck was frantically circling a storm drain near 3700 W. Parkway Blvd. and the detectives stopped to see what was the matter.

Det. Chow and Det. Arnold said they found eight little duckling had fallen into the drain.

Officials said the two detectives squeezed themselves inside the storm drain, scooped up the lucky ducks and reunited the little ones with their mom.

Police said the mother quickly waddled her ducklings off to safer waters.