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Man charged with throwing child from balcony at Mall of America

5-year-old child thrown from third floor at Mall of America suspect captured

The complaint says Aranda approached a woman who was waiting for the restaurant to open and asked her to buy him something. Police learned at that time he had an existing trespass notice prohibiting him from the Mall until July of 2016.

Aranda lives in the Bloomington area and has had a series of arrests and convictions related to the mall. The boy suffered life-threatening injuries.

People enjoy the amusement park at the Mall of America, the largest indoor amusement park in the United States, 02 February 2006 in Bloomington, Minnesota. "As the Bloomington Police Department continues to investigate how and why this isolated incident happened, we will provide our full cooperation". His condition was not immediately known.

A 5-year-old boy plummeted three floors Friday after being pushed or thrown from a balcony at the Mall of America, according to witnesses, and a 24-year-old man with a history of causing disturbances at the mall was in custody.

A witness told CNN affiliate WCCO that the child's mother was screaming that someone had thrown her child from the balcony.

Hailey said the woman kept screaming, explaining, "She didn't know what to do".

"(Through) our investigative work and witnesses that we've spoken to, we feel confident saying that the suspect threw the child off of the third floor. The 24-year-old man from the Minneapolis-St.

Any additional information about the incident will come from Bloomington Police Department.

The child was rushed to a hospital after officers and passersby provided aid at the scene, Bloomington Police Chief Jeff Potts said.

Corrects Hailey's first name to "Tina" instead of 'Tiny'.

Allina Health officials said an ambulance took the child to Children's Hospital in Minneapolis.

"Oh my God, my baby, someone threw him over the edge'".

Police responded to the southeast court at the mall around 10:17 a.m.

Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda, charged with attempted homicide of a 5-year-old boy thrown or pushed from a third-floor balcony at Minnesota's Mall of America, is seen in this combination photo from police released pictures in Bloomington, Minnesota, U.S., on April 12, 2019.