In a tragic incident, a 5-year-old child fell into the Harlem River off Randall’s Island on Saturday afternoon.
The child was fell in front of his horrified parents that watched him vanish.
As cited News24xx.com, the authorities and witnesses said that the child, wearing shorts and no shirt, disappeared after going into the water off Bronx Shore Road near the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge about 2:40 p.m.
At that time, a witnesses saw that the little boy running to the water when his family were in the field with many children were playing soccer.
She said. “Then one child was running, just running to the water. The boy — he went right down. Then, people ran into the water, and they couldn’t get him. They were crying.”
Witnesses rushed to aid the search. FDNY and NYPD divers were called in to do a more thorough search. NYPD helicopters were coordinating the search from the air later Saturday.