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Air ambulance called to town

The air ambulance was scrambled after a young child fell from a window.

Police and other emergency services were called just after 1pm. They responded to reports raising worries for the welfare of a young child in Cheriton Gardens, in Folkestone.

A force spokesman said it is believed the child fell from a window of a house and officers are still at the scene. The youngster was airlifted to a London Hospital.

Cheriton Gardens, Folkestone Picture: Gary Browne
Cheriton Gardens, Folkestone Picture: Gary Browne

Bystanders said the air ambulance took off from Radnor Park just after 2.30pm and it had also been seen circling Foord Road.

The Kent Air Ambulance (stock picture)
The Kent Air Ambulance (stock picture)

A police emergency presence has also been seen around the park.

An ambulance spokesman said they couldn't provide details on the incident because it happened at a private residential address.

In an update, police revealed a one-year-old boy was taken to a London hospital and is thought to have minor injuries.

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