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6 teenagers fall through ice into Central Park pond, rescued

6 months 16 hours 54 minutes ago Monday, February 20 2017 Feb 20, 2017 February 20, 2017 8:17 PM February 20, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
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NEW YORK - Six teenagers have fallen through ice into an off-limits pond in New York's Central Park but have been rescued.

It happened Monday evening at the southern end of the park.

Police say the 15- and 16-year-olds were on the ice when it gave way. A nearby sign said, "Danger Thin Ice Keep Off."

Police and fire rescue units including divers responded and pulled the teenagers out of the water.

A police spokesman says the teens are expected to be OK.

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