Police responding to child hanging from rail of balcony in Mississauga


Published August 14, 2020 at 9:32 pm


Officers are responding to a dangerous situation this afternoon.

Police were called at 5:09 p.m. for a young child hanging from the balcony rail of a sixth floor apartment in the area of Erindale Station Road and Dundas St West.

Officers are currently on scene.

More information to come.


Police say the seven year old child was playing near a window when he slipped out.

“Mother of child heard cries for help and was able to grab the child but was unable to pull him inside and was losing hold,” police said.

Officers breached the door to the residence and a window near the child and were able to pull him in.

No injuries were reported to the child.

Two officers suffered injuries from the broken glass and are currently being treated by Peel paramedics, police say.

insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising