Baby Shantelle Clarke taken to specialist hospital after Plymouth fall
The Plymouth girl critically injured when she fell from a fifth-floor flat has been moved to a specialist care unit in Bristol.
Shantelle Clarke has been taken from Derriford Hospital to Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.
Police investigating how Shantelle, 15-months-old, fell are to examine the bedroom window at the city flat.
The toddler fell from her home in Talbot Gardens, Barne Barton, at about 8.30am on Saturday.
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It is now understood the girl tumbled from the bedroom window of the property, owned by Sanctuary Housing.
Yesterday, the tot was named as by her distraught grandfather Ian Clarke, 48. He described the distress of Shantelle's parents Craig Clarke and Chelsea Westgate.
Mr Clarke Snr said: "It is so awful what has happened. Craig and Chelsea are fantastic parents and are devastated about this.
"Shantelle is in a really bad way and is currently in intensive care. It doesn't look like she'll be coming out any time soon.
"The whole family are in bits after what's happened. We're all just hoping she's going to be okay as she's such a happy and bubbly little girl."
Part of the police investigation into the girl's fall is understood to include analysis of the window.
A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "The police are liaising with Sanctuary Housing as part of our enquiries.
"The enquiry is being led by investigators from our child protection team.
"We understand police officers have spoken to a number of residents and neighbours in both that block of flats and the neighbouring block in an attempt to find witnesses."
But Mr Clarke Sr dismissed any suggestion that his son and his fiancee are to blame.
He added: "Craig and Chelsea are in no way to blame for this. This was an accident.
"They'll be staying in hospital with Shantelle until she comes out as they don't want to leave her side."
The injured girl is said to be in a "critical but stable" condition and remains in Derriford Hospital where she was taken after the fall.
Police say she did not suffer any external wounds but sustained serious internal injuries.
Simon Clark, managing director for Sanctuary Housing Services, said: "We are doing all we can to assist the police in their investigations and our thoughts are with the family at this difficult time."
The police spokesperson said there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the toddler's fall.