Tenn. officer uses hat in 'purrfect' rescue operation

Source: Murfreesboro Police Department

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Police in Murfreesboro, Tennessee executed a purrfect rescue operation on Wednesday.

Rookie MPD officer Wes Cantrell and field training officer Jessica Hawkins were flagged down on Oct. 9 by a driver asking for some assistance.

The police department said a kitten was stuck in the driver's wheel well.

Cantrell used his hat to rescue the baby.

Police said a friend fostered the kitten and it was taken to Rutherford County PAWS.

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