Police rescue man from Grand River

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


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