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Passerby catches falling toddler

Both taken to hospital but neither seriously hurt

09 December, 17:38
Passerby catches falling toddler (ANSA) - Como, December 9 - A three-year-old child who fell from the second floor of a building in Cantù in Italy's northern Como province Monday was saved by a passerby.

The man tried to break the toddler's fall by catching him in mid-air before hitting the ground. Both have been taken to hospital but are not in serious condition. The child is the son of immigrants. He had gone out onto the balcony without his parents noticing, climbed over the rails, and fallen.