Boy injured in escalator fall at the mall

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SARASOTA - Rescue crews respond to a Sarasota mall Tuesday night after a 4-year-old boy fell off an escalator.

It happened at the Westfield Sarasota Square Mall just before 9pm.

According to Sarasota Fire Rescue, the child fell from the side of the escalator to the ground below. The child was conscious at the scene, but had to be airlifted to the hospital to be treated.

He is expected to recover from his injuries. His mother was with him at the time of the incident.