Neglect arrest after boy, 2, falls from Leicester flat

By Amy Phipps
BBC News, East Midlands

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Police car at the scene of flat fall
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Police were called to Aadams Apartments, in Frog Island, Leicester, on Saturday afternoon

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of neglect after a two-year-old boy fell from a second-storey flat window.

Police were called to Aadams Apartments, in Frog Island, Leicester, by East Midlands Ambulance Service at 16:49 BST on Saturday.

They said the child was taken to hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

The force has appealed for anybody with information to make contact with them.

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Police said the boy's injuries were not believed to be life-threatening

Leicestershire Police said the woman remained in custody and officers continued to investigate at the scene.

Det Insp Mike Chandler said: "We have been speaking with a number of people following the incident as we continue to establish the full circumstances regarding what has happened."

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