Sioux Falls first responders were on the scene of a home at 57th Street and Glenview Avenue assisting in a medical emergency, followed by an investigation.

The emergency call came in at approximately 5:45 PM Sunday night (September 16).  The parents in the home reported that their daughter was playing in the second level of their home. They heard a scream and found the child outside. The toddler, about 2-1/2 years old, was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital with unknown injuries.

Although neighbors reported seeing a crime unit vehicle, no arrests have been made and no charges laid.

According to the website safekids.org, falls are more likely to happen at home rather than at a childcare facility.  A window stop of four inches is suggested to keep a child from being able to fully get through the opening and fall.  Most window stops are equipped with a safety release that adults can activate should there be a fire.

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