The Orange County Sheriff’s office has confirmed a 2-year-old child was dragged into the water by an alligator near Walt Disney World’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.
On Tuesday evening around 9:30 p.m., an unidentified child was taken into the Seven Seas Lagoon, said Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Rose Silva, according to the
The child has yet to be found, and a name is unavailable at this time. Authorities continue to search the area for the child.
Large and active scene here at #Disney’s Grand Floridian resort after a toddler was dragged into the water pic.twitter.com/5yhJ5vZ9LY
— Christal Hayes (@Journo_Christal) June 15, 2016
@OrangeCoSheriff responding to report of gator pulling child into water Grand Floridian@WaltDisneyWorld @Menardness pic.twitter.com/7niNxCPVX6
— Matt Austin (@MattNews6) June 15, 2016
The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is one of three hotels owned and operated by Disney. This story is developing.