FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – Firefighters performed a search at a canal in Fort Collins after someone reported seeing a young boy pushed in by another child.READ MORE: Colorado Weather: The Mountains Will Measure Snow In Feet, Denver Will Be Lucky To Get An Inch
That boy was reportedly between 6 and 8 years old, according to the witness who called 911.READ MORE: Staffing Issues, Mistake Lead To Cancellation Of 2 Vaccine Clinics Set Up For Coloradans To Get Boosters
Officials were walking the banks of the canal along College Avenue towards Shields Street just after 4:30 p.m.
The water in that canal is normally swift-running but city crews were working to slow down the flow to aid in the search.MORE NEWS: Driver, 2 Passengers Hurt After Car Crashes Into Home In Aurora; No One In Home Injured
After 5 p.m. officials said they were calling off the search because they thought the incident was a false report.