Tyne & Wear

Arrest after girl, five, falls from Gateshead window

A woman has been arrested after a five-year-old girl fell from a first-floor window.

The girl was taken to Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary after falling from the building in Newbury Avenue, Gateshead, on Wednesday, police said.

She is described as being in a stable condition.

The 48-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assault, and bailed pending further inquiries until 19 April.

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