A child -- estimated to be 8 or 9 years old -- reportedly fell into a canal in the 9900 block of Morrison Road in New Orleans East on Tuesday morning, according to a call made to New Orleans Police.

The call about the incident came in at 8:40 a.m. from a pay phone, NOPD said.

The New Orleans Fire Department, EMS and NOPD searched the area but didn't find anything. A cadaver dog will now search the waters.

No further information was released. Stay with The New Orleans Advocate for more details.