Child injured at Obama family compound

KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) - The reason for President Barack Obama's abrupt end to a round of golf before speeding towards his family's vacation home is being released.

White House officials have confirmed an ambulance was called to the family compound after the child of an Obama family friend was injured. The exact nature of the injury was unknown.

Officials say none of the Obama family members were injured.

Obama was playing golf when reporters who travel with him were quickly assembled for a return to the first family's neighborhood. Journalists saw an ambulance speed past with its lights on, heading toward the end of Obama's street.

The President and his family are spending the holidays in Hawaii.

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