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Man arrested after he allegedly threw a 5-yr-old from third floor shopping centre balcony




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A 5-year-old boy is in critical condition in hospital after he was allegedly thrown from the third floor at a shopping centre in the US state of Minnesota.

According to CNN, the toddler was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after he fell from the third floor at the Mall of America in Bloomington.

Police investigating the incident which occurred at approximately 10am on Friday morning say they have taken a man named as Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda, 24, into custody following the horrific incident.

CNN say a number of eyewitness have told police that the toddler was thrown or pushed from the third floor balcony before he plummeted to the ground.

It is alleged that Aranda was seen running from the scene immediately after the child fell to the ground floor of the Mall.

Although he was apprehended at mall’s transit station shortly afterwards.

Officers investigating the incident say paramedics who rushed to the scene performed CPR before he was transferred to a nearby hospital where he remains in critical condition.

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