Child falls from 2-story window in Point Breeze

May 18, 2013 4:25:46 PM PDT
A 5-year-old girl is hospitalized after falling from a second floor window in the Point Breeze section of Philadelphia Saturday.

It happened in the 2100 block of Manton Street around 4:00 p.m.

Police say the child fell anywhere between 15 to 20 feet from the window, but a metal awning on the first floor broke her fall.

The child is being treated at Children's Hospital for minor cuts and bruises.

The Philadelphia Police Special Victims' Unit is investigating the incident.


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