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Child, 5, nearly drowns in Ballantyne community

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A 5-year-old child is being treated at Carolinas Medical Center after nearly drowning and being found floating face down in a pool.

A passerby saw the child in the pool at the Blakeney Greens recreation center on Alexander Martin Avenue at about 7:45 Wednesday evening, police said.

Witnesses called 911 while CPR was performed on the child. The child started to breathe before paramedics arrived, and was taken to the hospital.

Police have not released the child's name or said if anyone will be charged.

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