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Man trying to drown 2 children on Connecticut beach is stopped by officers, police say

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a man trying to drown two small children at a Connecticut beach was thwarted by police officers. Police in West Haven say an officer spotted an SUV parked on a beach at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday and heard “significant screaming” from the water as he approached. Responding officers went out nearly 100 yards from shore and were joined by other rescuers on a fire boat.  The children were hospitalized in intensive care Saturday. The man was in custody.

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