A one-year-old boy needed hospital treatment after falling from a Sydenham flat window.

Neighbours reported hearing the boy's mother screaming as ambulances and police cars raced to the block at Sydenham Park.

Police confirmed they were called at around 1pm on August 30 to reports that a young child had fallen from a flat window.

The toppling toddler was taken to a south London hospital.

He was later discharged and his injuries were not thought to be serious.