AN eighteen-month-old boy has died after falling from a block of flats in North London.
The baby was found in a critical condition in Tottenham High Road and rushed to hospital after falling from the ninth floor, but medics were unable to save him.
The toddler is believed to have fallen after a window baby lock stopped working while the mum was in the kitchen.
Ozge Boran, 25, a local shop assistant, said: “The mum was cooking in the kitchen before she went to pick up her other baby.
“The window lock wasn’t working so the baby woke up, reached out for the window and just fell out from there.
“I was upset when I heard but we were thinking about the mum.”
The window lock wasn’t working so the baby woke up, reached out for the window and just fell out from there.
A Met Police spokesman said the tot had died at around 11. 40 am yesterday morning.
No arrests have been made.
He said: “Officers, the London Ambulance Service, London’s Air Ambulance and the London Fire Brigade attended and found the baby boy in a critical condition.
Do you have any information about what happened? Phone 0207 782 6245, or email [email protected]
” The child, believed to be aged 18 months, was taken to a north London hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11. 39 am.
“Formal identification and a post-mortem examination will take place in due course.”
Police are continuing to investigate.
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18 – month-old boy dies after falling from block of flats in Tottenham
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