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Child hit by falling tile on Northbrook Street





A falling tile has struck a child.

Emergency services have cordoned off part of Northbrook Street after an incident occurred involving a young child.

Partial street closure set up by emergency services on Northbrook Street
Partial street closure set up by emergency services on Northbrook Street
Emergency services cordoned off part of Northbrook Street after a tile fell from a roof
Emergency services cordoned off part of Northbrook Street after a tile fell from a roof

Police confirmed at the scene a loose tile fell from a roof earlier this afternoon, hitting a child walking below.

They did not appear to have sustained any serious injuries.

Partial street closure set up by emergency services on Northbrook Street
Partial street closure set up by emergency services on Northbrook Street
Emergency services inspecting the roof for further loose tiles
Emergency services inspecting the roof for further loose tiles

The area remains closed to pedestrians and crowds have observed emergency services inspecting the building’s roof for possible further damage.



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