Father Charged in Son's Fall From 9th-Floor Window

Boy suffered life-threatening injuries Oct. 11

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    The father of a four-year-old boy who fell from a ninth-story apartment has been charged in the incident, Montgomery County Police announced Monday.

    The boy suffered life-threatening injuries Oct. 11 after falling from a building in the 8800 block of Piney Branch Road. A tree helped break his fall, but he remains hospitalized.

    Woman Found Boy Crying in a Bush After Fall From 9th Floor

    [DC] Woman Found Boy Crying in a Bush After Fall From 9th Floor
    News4's Shomari Stone spoke with the woman who found a 4-year-old boy who had fallen out of a ninth floor window at a Silver Spring apartment building. (Published Thursday, Oct 11, 2012)

    A woman found him crying in a bush and called 911.

    The boy's father, Christopher Keith Harley, 30, has been charged with child neglect and leaving a child under the age of eight unattended.

    Boy Falls From 9th Floor Window

    [DC] Boy Falls From 9th Floor Window
    A 4-year-old boy fell from an 8th-story window Thursday in Silver Spring, Md. News4's Shomari Stone reports. (Published Thursday, Oct 11, 2012)

    He was arrested Oct. 26 and is out on bond awaiting a December court date.