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A Phenix City toddler is in critical condition at a Birmingham hospital after falling into a family swimming pool Tuesday afternoon.

Phenix City police responded to a residence on Armour Road at about 12:53 p.m. Tuesday in response to a medical assist call.

Officers found that a child of about 2 years of age had fallen into the family swimming pool and was not breathing, police said.

The child was taken to Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital for treatment.

The toddler was in stable but critical condition when flown to the children’s hospital in Birmingham, according to police.

Police provided no further information about the child’s condition.

Police are still investigating the incident.

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