Boy rescued from cliff near Rockaway River

A 13-year-old boy was rescued from the side of a cliff near the Rockaway River Sunday morning.

(10/2/16)

BOONTON - A 13-year-old boy was rescued from the side of a cliff near the Rockaway River Sunday morning.

Boonton police say the boy and a friend were walking near Grace Lord Park when the boy suddenly slipped on the wet ground.

They say he slid about 30 feet down the cliff.

Crews used ropes and a basket to secure the boy and hoist him to safety.

 

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