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Good Samaritans helped rescue a baby girl who fell onto an awning in Brooklyn Friday afternoon, authorities said, the New York Post reported.

The 18-month-old girl apparently managed to pass through an opening next to a window AC unit and ended up on the awning at 8015 18 Avenue on top of of an electronics store around 2 p.m., the NYPD and witnesses said.

Qing Chen, a pharmacy worker, saw the baby and yelled at her to stop moving, reported Fox 5's Adrienne Supino. The baby began to cry. He tried to reach her using a ladder that someone brought over, but it was too short. So instead he went into the building and banged on doors until he found the child's grandmother.

He crawled out the window and grabbed the baby.

EMTs arrived and brought the baby to Maimonides Hospital. Police said she is not seriously injured.

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