Birmingham: Woman hugs police officer after being saved from swamp by thermal imaging drone

West Midlands Police used a thermal imaging camera to save two women after they got stuck in a swamp in Birmingham at night.

Footage released by the force shows the moment of the rescue, after the drone was used to locate the two 23-year-old women in the dark.

The pair were wading through a marshy area of Birmingham’s Sutton Park before an officer was guided to them by the thermal camera operator.

In a heartwarming moment, one of the women can be seen hugging the officer after he makes the rescue.

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