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Deputies: 19-month-old child hospitalized after being found in pond

NEW PORT RICHEY — A 19-month-old child was taken to the hospital Thursday after being found in a pond, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were called at 12:31 p.m. to the 4700 block of Crestknoll Drive.

An adult was watching the child, the Sheriff’s Office said, when the child appeared to wander off and ended up in the pond behind the house. The incident appears to be accidental, deputies said.

The Sheriff’s Office did not disclose the child’s injuries. The child’s medical condition was unknown Thursday, deputies said.

No other information about the incident was released. It remains under investigation.

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