CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) – Officials have located a child that went missing earlier Saturday and are continuing to search for a second.
According to Chicopee Police Officer Michael Wilk, officers and firefighters responded to the area of 283 Fuller Road for a report of two children that had not returned home after going off to play in the woods.
Fire officials say that the two children may have fallen through the ice on the Chicopee Rive located nearby.
One child was pulled from the River and taken to an area hospital with unknown injuries.
Authorities are actively searching the wooded area of the Chicopee River near the Oxford Valley Estates at this time for the second child.
The family tells Western Mass News that the two children were 10 and 11 years old.
Crews remain on scene investigating.
This is still an active investigation and we will update you on air and online as we continue to learn more.
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