Video shows boy thrown off rail bridge into Wynoochee River near Olympia, Washington – CBS News
MONTESANO, Wash. — Authorities are investigating after a young boy was apparently thrown from a railroad bridge about 25 feet into the Wynoochee River west of Olympia.
The Seattle Times reports authorities are looking at reckless endangerment charges for the mother and the 35-year-old man who tossed the 4-year-old last week.
Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Department Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate says a video posted to Facebook of the incident shows the boy being tossed “like a rag doll.”
Authorities say the boy was not hurt.
The Washington Post spoke to Kaylub Fawley, who saw the whole thing unfold from the river bank and posted the video of it to his Facebook account, claimed the boy’s mother “was trying to make it seem like the whole incident was fun.”