Child falls from roof of Pittsburgh home after crawling out window

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Credit: Gerd Altmann/Pixabay

A 3-year-old is in critical but stable condition after falling from the roof of a home in Pittsburgh’s Hill District Thursday afternoon.

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The fall was reported at about 2 p.m., according to WPXI.

According to the child's grandmother, the boy and his brother managed to unlock a second-floor bathroom window. The 3-year-old then crawled out and slipped off the roof and hit his head.

"I told them not to go out there because I have to lock the window before because they climbed out onto the roof, so I went up and I locked the window," Helen Houck said.

The 3-year-old was conscious and crying when he was taken to an area hospital. He was listed in critical but stable condition, police said.

Police are investigating.

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