A 2-year-old child was dragged into the water by an alligator near Walt Disney World’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and has yet to be found.
@OrangeCoSheriff responding to report of gator pulling child into water Grand [email protected] @Menardness pic.twitter.com/7niNxCPVX6
— Matt Austin (@MattNews6) June 15, 2016
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 Orlando Sentinel.
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
The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is one of three hotels owned and operated by Disney.
This story is developing. It’s been a TOUGH week for Orlando.
Update via CNN:
The incident happened during movie night Tuesday on the beach of the Grand Floridian Hotel.