GEORGE TOWN: A five-year-old child fell to death from the fifth floor of a flat at Relau Indah, Halaman Paya Terubong 2, Bayan Lepas here today.
Northeast district deputy police chief Supt Izwan Abd Karim, said the incident happend at 1.30pm incident, but police report was only made at 3pm.
Izwan said upon arriving at the scene police found that there was no victim at the scene.
“The police team then went to the victim’s home. However, no one was at home.
“We were told by the victim’s neighbour that the family members had sent the victim to the hospital,” he told reporters.
Izwan added the police had contacted Penang General Hospital to obtain the status and identity of the victim.