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Richmond Heights police, fire rescue man who fell down hill

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Posted at 4:12 PM, Oct 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-03 16:12:20-04

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio — Richmond Heights police and fire rescued a man who fell down a dangerous incline in his backyard on Tuesday.

Police said the man slipped down a steep hill into a ravine around 1 p.m. and struggled for about seven hours before authorities came.

Around 8:15 p.m. two officers were searching for him and heard the man yelling.

Despite slick conditions, officers and members of the fire department were able to rescue him with a harness.

Fortunately, the man sustained no injuries.