Parenting

Alligator dragged two-year-old into lake at Disney resort

The child's father attempted to wrestle with the alligator.

A two-year-old child is missing after they were dragged into a lake by an alligator at a Disney resort.

The child, who is believed to be a boy, was dragged into Seven Seas Lagoon near Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa on Tuesday evening at around 9.30 p.m, Orange Country Sheriff spokesperson Rose Silva told the Orlando Sentinel.

The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is a luxurious resort owned by Disney. It is one of three resorts overlooking the lagoon.

The child was reportedly watching a movie on the beach with his family before being taken.

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According to a witness the child’s father attempted to ‘wrestle’ with the alligator.

‘Just overheard a group talking about how the father was wrestling with the alligator. This just gets worse and worse,’ a commenter wrote on Twitter.


Authorities are still searching for the missing child and according to Twitter user Katherine White Popp, the ‘search party is growing.’

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