Gator drags 2-year-old child into water near Disney resort in Florida, deputies say

ByBrian McBride ABCNews logo
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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Authorities search for a child who was pulled into the water by an alligator near a Disney resort in Orlando. (@Menardness)

ORLANDO, FL -- An alligator dragged a 2-year-old child into the water Tuesday evening near Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Orlando, Florida, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

Rescuers were searching for the child and further details were not immediately available.

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