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Police: Good Samaritans, police officer save 3-year-old who almost drowned in Jordan Creek

By Jamie Peter, WFMZ.com Reporter, JPeter@wfmz.com
Published On: May 16 2013 08:21:41 PM CDT
Updated On: May 17 2013 04:40:54 AM CDT
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ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A 3-year-old who almost drowned in the Jordan Creek is alive thanks to two Good Samaritans and a police officer.

The boy was rescued from the Jordan Creek near the dam in Jordan Park around 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Allentown police said.

The boy fell into the creek and was swept into a drain, police said.  He was rescued by two people nearby but did not have a pulse and was not breathing. 

When an officer arrived on scene, the officer performed CPR and the child started breathing again, police said.

He was then rushed to Lehigh Valley Hospital.

There's no word on his condition.