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Police: Helicopter Over Eagle Elementary Is Training Exercise

Residents told Patch they saw the helicopter Tuesday morning between 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

A helicopter flying in the area of Eagle Elementary School in Medford Tuesday morning was there for a training exercise, Suffolk County Police told Patch.

Patch received a number of tips from residents via email and Facebook, who said they saw the helicopter between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Police told Patch that it is an internal training, and further details are not available.

If you happened to grab a photo of the helicopter, feel free to send it to Patch by email to medford-ny@patch.com.

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Updated 2:56 p.m.: Information on the training being internal was added.

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