A child was hospitalized after falling from a third-floor porch in East Boston Wednesday night, police confirm.
The call came in at 8:08 p.m. for the incident at 54 Brooks St.
A man who was visiting his sister says the male child, believed to be between 1-and 2-years-old, fell onto a tarp and then landed on the man's back. The boy was crying and bleeding from the mouth when the man picked him up.
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The child's mother came running to get him.
The child was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and his condition is not known at the time.
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