Juvenile nearly drowns in Brookland home

Juvenile nearly drowns in Brookland home

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A Region 8 family had a close call Saturday afternoon after a juvenile nearly drowned at a pool in a Brookland home.

Craighead County Deputy Jason Allen said they received the call about the possible drowning at around 3:40 p.m.

Emergency crews then arrived to the home on Craighead County Road 702 .

Crews found that the family had performed CPR and were able to save the juvenile.

Deputy Allen said he couldn't release the age or gender of the juvenile yet.

However, he said the victim was taken to a nearby hospital as a procedure.

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