HAUPPAUGE - Police say a young child is spending the night in the hospital tonight after being pulled from a backyard pool.

Officials say they arrived at Mount Pleasant Road in Hauppauge just before 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon. The 4-year-old's father pulled him from the water and performed CPR until police arrived.

News 12 Long Island was told that the young boy suffers from Down syndrome.

The child is currently in critical but stable condition at Stony Brook University Medical Center.