Woman arrested as girl aged 5 falls from window in Gateshead

Police have arrested a woman in connection with an incident in Gateshead.

At 7:15am on Wednesday, April 13, police responded to a concern for a child that had fallen from a first floor window of a property in Newbury Avenue.

Police and ambulance attended and a 5-year-old child has been taken to the RVI hospital for treatment.

She Is currently in a stable condition.

A 48-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently in police custody.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.