Police investigate man who threw child from mall balcony in MN

A concourse area at the Mall of America in Bloomington Minn. is seen

The child, who suffered "life-threatening injuries", was taken to a local hospital. "The child has been transported to the hospital and has been receiving care". Aranda's residence was not immediately available.

A man has been charged with attempted homicide for allegedly pushing or throwing a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota Friday morning.

The mother screamed uncontrollably and appeared to be in shock, Hailey said. An older man tried to stop the suspect and was assaulted by him, witnesses told police. Mall Security responded immediately as well as the Bloomington Police Department.

Police say that there is no apparent connection between the suspect and the victim or the victim's family.

Brian Johnson told WCCO-TV the woman was screaming, "Everybody pray, everybody pray".

"Oh my God, my baby, someone threw him over the edge'".

The boy fell to the first floor alongside escalators by the Michael Kors and Clarks stores.

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According to the police release, the relationship between the man and the boy remains unclear.

Aranda ran from the scene but was arrested in the mall's transit station. "Our thoughts and prayers are obviously with that child and his family in hopes that that child is able to recover". Authorities don't know a motive.

Per CNN, Potts said, "The child did suffer significant injuries".

"We located that suspect, quickly", says Potts.

A Mall of America spokesperson said in a statement that any additional information about the incident will come from police.

The police department is working with the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office crime lab to investigate the incident, and they are also working with the mall to determine if any surveillance video exists of the incident. Following that incident, he was convicted of obstructing a legal process by interfering with a police officer.

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