Two women, ages 24 and 30, are arrested on suspicion of child neglect after a two-year-old boy fell out of an eighth-floor window
- The boy suffered serious injuries but miraculously survived the fall on Tuesday.
- The women have been interviewed and released on police bail, police said.
Two women have been arrested on suspicion of child neglect after a two-year-old boy fell out of an eighth-floor window.
The boy suffered serious injuries but miraculously survived Tuesday’s fall into a tenement block in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey.
He was airlifted to a London hospital where his condition was said to be critical but stable.
A Surrey police spokesman said that since the incident, two women, aged 24 and 30 and both from Sudbury, had been arrested on suspicion of child neglect, which caused the toddler to fall out of a window in Spelthorne Grove. .
“Both women have been interviewed and released on police bail while investigations continue,” the spokesperson added.
The alarm for the fall of the child was given by a neighbor of the floors who was on her balcony when she heard the cries of a child and looked down to see the child lying on the ground.
Footage from the scene on Tuesday showed police tape around an apartment block. Police and paramedics attended the scene in Spelthorne Grove, where a two-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital.
The horrific incident is said to have taken place at Cedar House, Spelthorne Grove (pictured)
She said the little boy was blue and immediately called an ambulance and police to the scene.
The boy was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken by air ambulance to a London hospital.
The police spokesman had previously said: “We were called to inform us that a child had fallen from the window of an apartment block on Spelthorne Grove in Sunbury at around 3:50pm on Tuesday.”
“Officers attended along with colleagues from the South East Coast Ambulance Service and a two-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital where he remains in critical but stable condition.”