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Child in critical but stable condition after falling from block of flats in Poplar

PUBLISHED: 20:54 27 July 2020 | UPDATED: 09:24 28 July 2020

Police cordon at the junction of Chrisp Street and East India Dock Road, Poplar after a toddler was taken to hospital after falling from a block of flats. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Police cordon at the junction of Chrisp Street and East India Dock Road, Poplar after a toddler was taken to hospital after falling from a block of flats. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

A child has been taken to a specialist hospital after falling from a block of flats in Poplar.

Police were called to East India Dock Road after the youngster - a boy - fell from height from the block shortly before 7pm yesterday (Monday, July 27).

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This morning (Tuesday, July 28), Tower Hamlets police said that the child’s condition is believed to be critical but stable.

No arrests have been made.

The road closures between Chrisp Street and Newby Place have been lifted.

Tower Hamlets Police have asked for witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage to call police on 101, quoting ref CAD 6419/27 July.


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