Police investigating after a six-year-old little one was thrown from a viewing platform at Tate Fashionable have requested witnesses who noticed a male whose “behaviour appeared misplaced, suspicious or worrying” to come back ahead.
In a press release, Detective Chief Inspector John Massey stated: “We’re offering across the clock assist to the little boy’s household as they await extra information on his situation and our precedence stays to find out what led to yesterday’s occasions.
“We’re grateful for the assist of the general public, a few of whom detained the male arrested within the speedy aftermath of the incident. He was arrested by officers in a short time afterward.
“This was a really stunning incident, and folks will understandably be trying to find solutions.
“For the time being, that is being handled as an remoted occasion with no distinct or obvious motive. There is no such thing as a hyperlink between the sufferer and male arrested.
“It might have been extremely distressing to observe, and it could be that you simply left Tate Fashionable in a short time after. In case you have not but spoken to us about what you noticed, please contact us directly.
“My staff can also be very eager to speak to you in the event you witnessed a male whose behaviour appeared misplaced, suspicious or worrying, within the hour or two earlier than the incident in or close to the gallery. It might be that that is one thing which has solely simply come again to you. In that case, please nonetheless make that decision to the investigation staff.”