(WMTW) BRUNSWICK, Maine -Brunswick police helped a mother duck and her ducklings cross the road by closing several roads Thursday morning, officers wrote on the department's Facebook page.
A person reported the ducks were having trouble crossing at the intersection of Stanwood and Pleasant streets, police said.One duckling fell into a storm drain, police said.
"With the assistance of the Patrol Division, Criminal Investigators, School Resource Officer, Parking, and Animal Control, we were able to shut down traffic, rescue the duckling, and make sure the entire family made it safely to the river's edge!" police said.
"We apologize for having to temporarily close the roads, but people seemed much more forgiving for the delay when they watched the family of ducks make it safely across!"