A seven-year-old boy has died after falling from a wall at a pub in Romford, police have confirmed.
Emergency services were called to the King Harold pub in Station Road, Harold Wood, at around 5.20pm on Tuesday.
The boy, who has not yet been named, was found with serious injuries and taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead an hour later.
7 year old boy dies after falling from a wall by a pub
Police confirmed they were called to The King Harold pub in Station Road shortly after 5.20pm on to a report of a child who had fallen from a wall.⁰Officers & LAS attended and a boy was found with serious injuries pic.twitter.com/NFGatLWZUy
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A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Officers and paramedics attended and a seven-year-old boy was found with serious injuries.
“He was taken to an east London hospital where he was pronounced dead at 6.33pm.
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“His next of kin have been informed.’
“The death is currently being treated as unexplained. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.”
The Health and Safety Executive has been informed.