Watch as deputy pulls man from Florida pond and holds his hand as they wait for medic

A missing 81-year-old man has been found in a Florida detention pond and the heartbreaking moment of his rescue was captured on a congressman's body camera.
It happened around 4:40 p.m. on July 1 in Orange County when Deputy Steven Jones was searching for a man who "left his home without his medication," according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. The county is home to Orlando.
Video shows Jones was searching the banks of a murky detention pond when he spotted a body on its side in the water. As the deputy approached, he reported seeing movement.
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"Hey mate. Come on mate," Jones says, grabbing the confused man's arm and pulling him to shore.
The deputy slips and falls in the mud, but uses both hands to pull the mumbling man along.
On shore, the deputy holds the man's hands and assures him that help is coming.
"You'll be fine, mate," says the deputy. "You'll be fine. ...I'm glad we found you man. Thank god."
The Orange County Sheriff's Office shared a photo of Deputy Steve Jones after the rescue video drew thousands of reactions.
The man was taken to a hospital for treatment of undetermined injuries. He is expected to recover, officials said. Investigators did not say how long he could have been in the water.
Jones' bodycam video of the rescue has received tens of thousands of views, reactions and comments on social media and YouTube. This includes people who view his actions as heroic.
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He joined the sheriff's office in 2017 and serves as the school resource officer, officials said.
"His compassion at that moment, the tenderness he showed towards this... man brought me to tears. ... A wonderful display of humanity at its finest!” Mo Cognito wrote on Facebook.
"This is what a true hero looks like," posted Pam Davis Marshall.
"You saved not only this man but his entire family from the grief of losing a loved one," said Sue Robinson.
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