Council investigating how boy came to fall and suffer severe injuries at Grosvenor Centre

Grosvenor Shopping Centre

Grosvenor Shopping Centre

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Northampton Borough Council has begun a health and safety investigation at the Grosvenor Shopping Centre following an accident where a young boy was taken to hospital.

The incident happened at about 5.50pm on Saturday, March 4 at the Grosvenor Centre and a critical care car and ambulance were called to the scene.

A spokeswoman for Northampton Borough Council said: “As the health and safety enforcement authority for retail premises in Northampton, we are currently investigating this incident.”

The boy, who witnesses said was aged about seven, had fallen from a significant height near the Market Square end of the shopping centre near the Burton store.