Video: Police investigating boy tossed from bridge

(Courtsey Kaylub Fawley Facebook)

GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY, WA. (WDTN) – A video posted to Facebook last week shows an adult throwing a young boy from a railroad bridge into the river in Monsanto, Washington.

According to NBC affiliate KING-TV Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident that startled swimmers at a popular gathering spot along the Wynoochee River in Monsanto.

“He was screaming and crying, it was terrible,” said Brianna Jones, who was swimming nearby with a group of friends reports KING-TV.

“As soon as he hit the water, my heart sank, I felt so bad, I didn’t know what to do,” said Kaylub Fawley, who shot the video, Wednesday.

“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,” said Fawley, who called the police and provided them with a copy of the video.

The 4-year-old was not hurt, but a spokesperson for the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office says they are investigating the boy’s mother and a male acquaintance on charges of reckless endangerment KING-TV reports.

They say Child Protective Services is also involved. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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