Police smash car window to rescue 'frozen' elderly woman

Police officers were called to rescue an elderly woman believed to be "frozen to death" inside a parked car in New York State.

A sergeant busted a rear window and opened the door to rescue the woman sitting in a car's passenger seat wearing an oxygen mask on Friday morning in the city of Hudson.

The woman turned out to be an extremely realistic mannequin.

A sergeant busted a rear window, opened the door to rescue the woman sitting in a car's passenger seat. Photo: Hudson City Police
A sergeant busted a rear window, opened the door to rescue the woman sitting in a car's passenger seat. Photo: Hudson City Police

Police photos show the very detailed human-like doll with hair, real clothing and shoes and even skin blemishes. It was even wearing a seat belt.

The car owner arrived and said he uses the dummy for his job selling medical training aids.

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Hudson Police Chief Edward Moore said the owner was "incredulous" that police broke the window to rescue the mannequin.

"If you park your locked vehicle on the street on a sub-zero night with a life size realistic mannequin seated in it... we will break your window," he said.

No charges were filed.

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