Teen arrested after allegedly throwing 6yo off 10-storey balcony

A teenager has been arrested in London after allegedly throwing a child off a balcony.

The six-year-old was seriously injured after he was allegedly tossed from a 10th floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern art gallery on Sunday.

Emergency services rushed to the scene, where they found the child with critical injuries on the fifth floor roof.


He was airlifted to hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

Meantime, police have arrested a 17-year-old on suspicion of attempted murder.

“A 17-year-old male had remained with members of the public on the 10th floor viewing platform.

“There is nothing to suggest that he is known to the victim,” London police said in a statement.

Investigations are underway.