Aurora Police Officers rescue child who fell through ice


AURORA – A child and rescuers suffered minor injuries after a successful rescue of a boy who fell through the ice on a pond in Aurora. Just before 4:30 PM on Wednesday, Aurora’s 911 Telecommunications Center received reports of a 9-year-old drowning after trying to retrieve a football. Aurora Police officers and Aurora Firefighters were dispatched to the scene. When officers arrived, they found a 9-year-old boy who had fallen through ice and an adult woman who had gone in to attempt to save the child. 
Multiple officers deployed water rescue kits while two officers swam to save the drowning child and the adult female who were in the water. The child and two officers sustained minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital by the Aurora Fire Department. The female adult was treated on scene.