Good Samaritan rescues young boy from Central Park lake

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A Good Samaritan jumped into a lake in Central Park to rescue a little boy who had wandered into the water after getting separated from his mother Saturday night.

Police say the 4-year-old boy went into Swan Lake in the Southeastern corner of the park.

A tourist went after him and rescued the child, who was soon reunited with his mother.

Police say the boy was checked out by paramedics, and seems to be okay