Janesville and Beloit Police Honor 14 Year Old Teen For Saving Friends Life

Janesville, Wisconsin — WKOW out of Janesville reports that a local teen is being honored as a hero after authorities say she saw something, and then said something.

It was a Snapchat post sent to 30 teens, but it startled one 14-year-old girl so much she knew she had to do something.

Hailey Terry is like any ordinary teen, but it’s her extraordinary actions that are being praised.

“I’m very proud, a very proud parent,” said her mother, Susan Terry, as she smiled.

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Hailey was walking home from school in Janesville a few weeks back when she received a Snapchat from her best friend in Beloit.

“I started freaking out because I didn’t know what to do,” Hailey said.

The shocking reaction came after she opened the Snapchat that was a picture of her best friend’s hand filled with pills. The photo was captioned, “Bye.”

“It was just really scary because I didn’t know if she actually took the pills or not,” she said.

Not wasting any time, Hailey and a relative notified Beloit police. They asked her and her relative to drive down to the police station with the screenshots of the pictures.

You can read the full story here.

 

Source:

http://www.wkow.com/story/37834140/2018/03/28/janesville-teen-called-hero-after-she-helps-save-best-friends-life

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