TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Police say a year-old child fell about nine feet from the balcony of a house in Toms River.

They said the child was alert and appeared not to have been badly injured after falling Sunday evening but was transported to Jersey Shore Medical Center for evaluation.

Police say the child was on the balcony with family members when the accident happened.

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