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Indianapolis Boy Falls In Retention Pond, In Critical Condition

Retention lakeThe child's parents had called 911 to report him missing and searched the area with officers.

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The child's parents had called 911 to report him missing and searched the area with officers.

Police say a 3-year-old boy who was reported missing from his family’s Indianapolis apartment is in critical condition after being found in retention pond.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says the child had apparently wandered away from the apartment late Thursday and was found face down in the water. He was taken to a hospital and police say they’re investigating what happened as an accident.

The child’s parents had called 911 to report him missing and searched the area with officers. Police performed CPR on the boy until medics arrived.

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