Caught on video: Teens fall through ice in Central Park

A dramatic scene caught on video in New York's Central Park, when a group of teens fell through the ice on a pond.

Witnesses say the seven teens were playing around, sliding on the ice, and taking selfies before the ice gave way.

Several people were around at the time, including a tourists who actually took their own selfies with the teens behind them. Lourdes Cuevas and her family say they spotted the teens trying to balance on the ice, taking a group selfie, when they fell through. Cuevas has selfies in front of the pond, showing the teens standing on the ice.

Cuevas and her family caught the some of the scene on video after the teens fell through the ice.

Bystanders jumped in and helped make sure everyone got to safety before first responders arrived.

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