9-year-old boy rescued after crawling into storm drain in Lawrence Township

The child was visiting relatives within the area and had wandered off and entered the storm drain.
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, New Jersey (WPVI) -- Officials in Lawrence Township, New Jersey responded to an incident involving a 9-year-old boy inside of a storm drain Tuesday.

It happened just before 5 p.m. when officials say the child crawled into a storm drain and became lost.

Authorities say the child was visiting relatives within the area and reportedly wandered off and entered the drain.

Emergency responders located the child a short time later unharmed, and he was removed without incident.

The child did not sustain any injuries and did not require any medical treatment.

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