LAKEWOOD, NJ – A man who told police he was fishing prior to falling into a lake in Ocean County was pulled from the water this weekend.
Police and first responders pulled a man from the frigid waters of Lake Lake Carasaljo in Lakewood Township Sunday afternoon.
At around 2 pm, Lakewood Police Department officers and EMTs arrived to find a man in the water who required assistance in getting out.
Early reports claimed the man was a fisherman, but no fishing equipment was found nearby. The man was transported to Monmouth Medical Campus Southern Campus for treatment.
The Lakewood Police Department has not released any details regarding this incident.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated for accuracy.