UNION COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A Union County woman saved a child with autism from a pond Monday, according to the sheriff's office, and the incident was caught on tape.
The rescue happened at a pond in the Lake Park community when a passing motorist saw the child in the water. The motorist, who was unable to swim, ran to a nearby home to get help.
A woman in the home immediately ran to the pond, swam to the child and pulled him to safety.
Deputies were called to the scene and found the victim was a young boy with autism. He was returned - safe and unharmed - to his parents.
No further information has been released about the incident.