Police rescue man from Grand River

Posted at 4:01 AM, Sep 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-05 04:01:06-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– Police say they were able to pull a man to safety who became tired while swimming in the Grand River Saturday morning.

Emergency crews were called to a location near the Blue Bridge just before 2 a.m. where the man was spotted swimming.

A rescue team was able to pull the man out of the water and he was taken to a local hospital.

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor, according to the Grand Rapids Police Department.