Vincent Cosa is being hailed a hero after he risked his life to rescue a child from the Jukskei River.
In a video clip shared by Yusuf Abramjee, the child is seen atop a pole that stretches across the river. The man slowly makes his way toward the child and later carried him to safety as onlookers cheered.
This man needs a medal for bravery: he rescued a child in Alexandra JHB (Jukskei River). WATCH pic.twitter.com/kxSebpZoj9
— Yusuf Abramjee (@Abramjee) March 9, 2019
With the help of the MEC @NkosiMalobane we tracked down Vincent Cosa in Alex. He is the man who saved a child from the flooding Jukskei River. We met with the young boy & Vincent this morning to honor him for his bravery! @GP_CommSafety pic.twitter.com/pbL3k4rLco
— Vision Tactical (@visiontactical) March 10, 2019
MEC @NkosiMalobane tracked down Vincent Cosa in Alexandra after rescuing a child from the flooding Jukskei River. #TakeCharge @GautengProvince @SAPoliceService @visiontactical @yaseentheba @Abramjee @MakeSAsafe @SowetanLIVE @EkSeYouth @GPjrcommssnrs @AlexNewsZA @AlexReporter011 pic.twitter.com/dlDmpFeME1
— GP Community Safety (@GP_CommSafety) March 10, 2019