The boy was found Thursday evening and was airlifted to a Staten Island hospital, news outlets reported. The ship returned to port in New Jersey. The boy’s condition is unknown.
A child was found unresponsive on a cruise ship Thursday night, a spokesman for the NYPD said.
The 8-year-old boy was airlifted to Staten Island University in Ocean Breeze, and was listed in critical condition, the spokesman said.
The child was aboard Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas, according to the NYPD spokesman.
It was earlier reported that Marine 9 was conducting an operation to retrieve the patient.