By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 2-year-old boy has been hospitalized after falling out the ninth floor window of a building in the Bronx.

It happened around 6 p.m. Friday in the Morrisania section.

Police say the child crawled through a gap left open after an air conditioner was removed. The boy’s mother was in the bathroom when it happened.

The toddler was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

CBSNewYork Team