Ashley River Creative Arts student found in pond, taken to hospital

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - An Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary student was transported to MUSC after being found in a pond behind the school Tuesday morning, authorities say.

Charleston Police, Fire and EMS responded to the school at 11:05 a.m.

An incident report states dispatch was notified of an injured juvenile on the playground, and when officers arrived, CPR was already being administered.

The boy was transported to MUSC, the report states.

Charleston Police detectives and crime scene investigators also responded. Crime scene tape was strung around a retention pond behind the school.

Police have not identified the child or confirmed any information about the child's age. There has also been no update on the child's condition.

The Charleston County School District has not released any information on the incident.

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