A newborn baby, who was thrown from the second floor of a house in Bercham, Ipoh on Saturday, 18 July, is said to be critical condition
The baby boy was thrown with his umbilical cord still intact
He was found alive and covered in blood by a member of the public who then informed the Ipoh police at 12.35pm yesterday, according to district police chief ACP A Asmadi Abdul Aziz.
ACP Asmadi said the baby was believed to have been thrown by a 16-year-old girl from her bedroom's window on the second floor of the house from a height of about nine metres.
"A witness, who is also the suspect's neighbour, heard a loud thud at the back of his house and found the baby," he said, adding that bloodstains were found on the window grill and bed sheet in the girl's bedroom.
The girl has been brought to the same hospital for treatment
However, the police have not been able to record a further statement from her as she is still weak.