6 Rescued After Falling Into Frozen Pond in Central Park

FDNY divers at the scene of the incident in Central Park. (FDNY)

Authorities say six teenagers were rescued after falling into an ice-covered pond in Manhattan’s Central Park.

The incident happened just before 6 p.m. Monday at the southern end of the park near 59th Street.

Police say the kids, between 15 and 16 years-old, were on the ice when it gave way.

Police and fire rescue units, including divers, responded the scene and pulled them out of the water.

A police spokesman says the teens are expected to be okay.


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