17 Year Old Faces Child Endangerment Charges

(CINCINNATI) -- Cincinnati Police charged a 17 year-old with felonious assault and felony child endangering after an 18 month boy was rushed to the hospital yesterday afternoon.

The juvenile is having a hearing this afternoon to see if he will faces charges as an adult.

Family members told FOX19 that the boy fell down the stairs just after noon yesterday at the Fay Apartments on Presidential Drive.

"They said he was by the stairs looking for a toy and went to grab it and then fell down the steps," said his uncle, Roderick Glen.

Police have interviewed neighbors. The child is in Children's Hospital right now.  His condition is not being released.

FOX19.com: Roger Seay