6-year-old’s father arrested after girl fell out of third floor apartment window

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Courtesy: Ashland County Sheriff's Office

ASHLAND, Ohio — A six-year-old girl was injured when she fell out of a third-floor apartment window in Ashland.

Police say they were called to the apartment building on Mathews Avenue at around 4 p.m. on Wednesday.

Ashland fire personnel were already at the scene.  The child was taken to the hospital.

The girl’s father, Phillip Elliott, 62, was arrested and is being held at the Ashland County Jail on child endangerment charges. The Ashland County Prosecutor’s Office is reviewing the case for other charges.