Child rushed to hospital after falling into pool at Fayetteville home: Police

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Sunday, July 16, 2023
Police respond to reports of child drowning in Fayetteville
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A small child was taken to the hospital Saturday afternoon after reports of a drowning in Fayetteville.

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- A child was rushed to the hospital after falling in a pool in Fayetteville.

It happened before 5 p.m. Saturday at a home on Rivercliff Road.

Fayetteville Police Department, Fayetteville Fire Department and Cumberland County EMS responded to the 911 call. When they arrived, they found a child in the front yard receiving CPR.

First responders immediately jumped into action, working on the child while they were rushed to Cape Fear Valley Hospital.

The child's conditions has not been released.