Infant injured after falling through ceiling

December 16th, 2010 by Staff

BRADENTON, Fla. – A 7-month-old girl who fell through the ceiling from an attic Wednesday morning is now listed in critical condition.

According to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, the 7-month-old and a 4-year-old girl were taken to the attic of a house on 66th Avenue West by their 14-year-old babysitter. Detectives said the babysitter was scared by allegations that she stole a laptop computer.

While hiding, the floor of the attic gave way and the infant fell ten feet to the floor below.

The infant was air lifted to the hospital, where her condition is unknown at this time.

Stay with for the latest on this developing story.

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