HORROR: Alligator Drags Two-Year-Old Boy Into Lagoon At Disney World Hotel

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Witnesses say an alligator seized a two-year-old boy from the lagoon beach at Walt Disney World hotel on Tuesday night and dragged him into the water.

The site of the incident was the beach at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, which sits on Disney’s Seven Seas Lagoon.

The Orange County, Fla. Sheriff’s Office indicated that an incident report came in at 9:21 p.m., according to the Orlando Sentinel.

Sheriff’s deputies, a fire and rescue team and Florida Fish and Wildlife officials are searching the lagoon area on foot and using a helicopter with a searchlight.

Witnesses reported seeing an alligator was about seven feet long in the area of the upscale Grand Floridian Resort.

The Sentinel says that no one saw the gator drag the child into the water. However, witnesses did see the child near the beach, and he is missing.

The incident reportedly occurred during the screening of a movie on the beach.

It’s not clear if the boy and his family were guests staying at the Grand Floridian.

“I can’t imagine what those parents are going through,” a parent on the scene, A.J. Jain, told the Sentinel. “It’s been one tough week in Orlando.”

The large, upscale Grand Floridian is one of two Disney World hotels located directly on Disney’s Seven Seas Lagoon, a short boat ride from the resort’s Magic Kingdom amusement park. The hotel is also on the resort monorail.

The Seven Seas Lagoon is an artificial lake which was constructed when Disney World opened. It connects to Bay Lake, which is a natural lake.

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