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Delivery man receives top honor for heroic actions that saved sheriff

Posted at 6:40 PM, Jan 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-03 08:34:31-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Cheektowaga man is being honored for saving the Wyoming County Sheriff from a knife attack.

Senator Patrick Gallivan presented the Liberty Medal Wednesday to Jack Harzynski for his heroic actions in December. The Liberty Medal is one of the higherst civilian honors a New York resident can receive.

Harzynski is credited with springing into action and helping Sheriff Gregory Rudolph tackle a suspect.

The suspect, Lynn Hall, isfacing charges for attempted murder.