Nine Year Old Child Removed From Storm Drain In Lawrence Township

August 31, 2021

LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–On August 31st, 2021 at approximately 4:51 p.m. the Lawrence Township Police Department, Lawrence Township Fire Departments and Emergency Services responded to the Lawrenceville Point development in Lawrenceville, NJ on a report that a nine year old child had crawled into a storm drain and become lost. The child was visiting relatives within the area and had wandered off and entered the storm drain.

Emergency responders located the child a short time later unharmed within the drain and the child was removed from the drain without incident. The child did not sustain any injuries and did not require any additional medical treatment.