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A 5-year-old boy is in critical condition after his father found him unconscious in a bathtub.

HERRIMAN — A 5-year-old boy is in critical condition after his father found him unconscious in a bathtub Thursday.

The child was flown to Primary Children's Hospital after what detectives believe was an accident, said Unified Police Department detective Ken Hansen.

He said the boy's father called 911 after finding him around 6:30 p.m., and had left the child unattended for just a few minutes.

The incident is under investigation. No further details were immediately available.