4-year-old boy falls from 6th floor window in Newark: police

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Oxford Street and Raymond Boulevard, near where a child fell from a sixth floor window, police said (PIX11/Tom Cassidy).

NEWARK — A 4-year-old boy was hospitalized Friday after he fell from a sixth floor window, officials said Friday evening.

Police responded to the Oxford Street building, which appears to be an apartment building near Raymond Boulevard ,at about 2:20 p.m. for reports of an injured child, according to Newark’s Department of Public Safety.

The child was taken to a local hospital; the boy’s condition was not immediately known, though officials said he was stable.

Along with Newark Police, the New Jersey Department of Child Protection and Placement also responded to the team, and the Newark Police Special Victims Unit is investigating.

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