Police in Washington state are investigating after a video (below) shared to Facebook captured an adult throwing a 4-year-old child from a bridge into a river.
The Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating an incident which occurred in a popular gathering spot along the Wynoochee River in Montesano, Washington, according to KING-TV.
In a video shared to Facebook by Kaylub Fawley, a 4-year-old boy can be seen being thrown from a railroad bridge into the river.
"He was screaming and crying, it was terrible," said witness Brianna Jones, who was swimming with friends at the time.
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"As soon as he hit the water, my heart sank," said Fawley. "I felt so bad, I didn't know what to do."
Fawley said he was taking a photo of his friend when he noticed something suspicious happening on the bridge and decided to record what he saw.
"I saw the little boy and I had a gut feeling -- I was like alright I got to start recording this, and as soon as I started recording, he went off," Fawley told KING-TV.
Fawley quickly called police and provided them with video of the incident.
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The 4-year-old was not injured in the fall. A spokesperson for the sheriff's office says that the boy's mother, as well as a male acquaintance, are currently being investigated on charges of reckless endangerment. Child Protective Services is also involved in the investigation.