Mariemont officers honored for saving swimmer

MARIEMONT, OH (FOX19) - Two Mariemont Police officers were honored on Monday night for saving a swimmer from the Little Miami River.

Deputy Nick Hoevel and Mariemont Lieutenant Tom Ostendarp were given an Award of Merit for Valor during the Mariemont Council meeting.

One swimmer was spotted hanging from a rope, both officers removed gun belts, entered the water and managed to assist the one swimmer back to safety.

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