Passerby pulls 5-year-old boy to safety after fall into Bronx River

A 5-year-old is safe after running and falling into the Bronx River. According to police, the boy was with his aunt in the park near

Police say the child ran into the water near East 216th Street.

Police say the child ran into the water near East 216th Street. (5/13/13)

THE BRONX - A 5-year-old is safe after running and falling into the Bronx River.

According to police, the boy was with his aunt in the park near East 216th Street when he ran into the water at around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

A passerby saw the child and pulled him out, unharmed. 

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