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Pinellas deputies investigate baby near drowning

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Posted at 8:48 AM, Feb 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-14 09:16:08-05

Pinellas County sheriff's detectives investigate the near drowning of 1-year-old child in unincorporated Clearwater Saturday evening.

The incident was reported shortly after 6 p.m. at 2591 Highland Acres Drive.

Detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit are seeking details about the near drowning of Anthony Petroski, a 1-year-old boy who was found lying face down in a 55 gallon drum of water in unincorporated Clearwater.

Detectives said the incident appears to be an accident.