Key West police rescue woman from giant banyan tree

By Daniel Uria  |  May 11, 2016 at 4:14 PM
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KEY WEST, Fla., May 11 (UPI) -- Police in Key West helped to rescue a woman who had become stuck in a giant banyan tree.

The Key West Police Department shared a photo showing the woman's legs sticking out from the tree's aerial roots.

Officer Scott Standerwick worked alongside firefighters to rescue the woman, who happened to be a Key West local, from the tree.

"They popped her out like a cork," a Key West Police Department spokesperson told ABC 10.

The woman had reportedly been trying to climb the tree before she became stuck.

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