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A screenshot from the Jan. 3 video shows St. Joseph police officers helping Berrien County Animal Control Officer Mat Kuntz free a deer.

ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County Animal Control is getting some positive attention after a video started circulating on social media last week showing one of its officers saving a deer in St. Joseph.

On animal control’s Facebook page, Officer Mat Kuntz said he was called by St. Joseph police to help with a large buck that was tangled in the rope of an old swing.

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