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Toddler injured in fall from flat window in Rutherglen

Flats in Kirkwood Street, Rutherglen

Police have launched an investigation after a two-year-old boy fell from a flat window in South Lanarkshire.

Emergency services were called to the scene, in Kirkwood Street, Rutherglen, at about 16:15 on Tuesday.

The toddler was taken to Glasgow's Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. He is believed to have been badly injured in the fall. There are no details on his condition.

A police spokeswoman said inquiries into the incident were ongoing.

She said: "Around 4.15pm on Tuesday, police were called after a child fell from the window of a flat in Kirkwood Street in Rutherglen.

"The two-year-old boy was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and police inquiries are ongoing into the incident."

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