Tragic: boy, 10 dies after incident at Reading shopping centre

Credit: Ryan Sheehan

A 10-year-old boy has tragically died after suffering severe head injuries in an incident involving a piece of furniture at a shop within a Reading shopping centre

The incident happened within the Topshop in the Oracle Centre this afternoon.

Emergency service raced to the scene at 4 pm following reports a child was lying on the floor having suffered a blow to the head.

He was rushed to the Royal Berkshire Hospital but later died from his injuries. An investigation is underway into what happened.