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June 1, 2014

Haverhill man falls off roof trying to save cat

HAVERHILL — A city man fell from the roof of the apartment building where he lives yesterday while trying to rescue a cat, according to police.

Carlos Sanchez, 49, of 11 5th Ave., Apartment No.1, fell about 15 feet to the ground, police said. “It appeared his arm was broken.” Haverhill Police Sgt. Todd Smith said.

Sanchez was initially taken to Lawrence General Hospital, but later flown to Beth Israel Hospital in Boston.

The hospital released no information about the man’s condition. Smith said Sanchez’s injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.




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