A four-year-old boy is in a critical condition after falling from a block of flats in Aberdeen.
The youngster was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary following the accident on Invercauld Road at 5.10pm yesterday.
He has since been transferred to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow.
The boy has been described as in a “stable but critical condition”.
Simon Reid, community policing team inspector, said: “Police and the Scottish Ambulance Service attended Invercauld Road after reports were received that a four year old boy had been injured after he fell from the window of a communal hallway within a residential block of flats.
“The boy was initially taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary before later being transferred to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow where he has been described as being in a stable but critical condition.
“The boy’s family are aware and with him at hospital. Officers remain in contact with the family to provide support and have liaised with Aberdeen City Council regarding the incident”.
A spokesman for Aberdeen City Council said: “We are aware of the terrible incident that happened on Invercauld Road on Friday.
“Our thoughts are with the child and the family at this time.”