Boy dies falling from Sheffield hotel window

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Emergency services were called to the OYO Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel at about 14:30 BST

A young boy has died falling from a hotel window in Sheffield.

Emergency services were called to the OYO Sheffield Metropolitan Hotel in Blonk Street at about 14:30 BST on Wednesday.

The boy, who has not been formally identified, is believed to be under 10. South Yorkshire Police said his family was being supported by its officers.

A spokesperson for the force said it was not treating the incident as suspicious.

They added the NCP car park behind the 111-bed hotel had been closed and people had been advised to avoid the area.

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South Yorkshire Police said a car park behind the hotel had been closed after the incident

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