Published: Apr 21, 2011 4:45 PM EDT
Updated: Apr 21, 2011 1:45 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A concerned citizen who spotted a toddler clinging to a fourth-floor balcony of an Orlando-area hotel managed to catch the child, who was not injured.

Orange County Sheriff's spokeswoman Denise Rollins says "it was a miracle" the child wasn't injured in the fall, which happened just after 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Investigators say the child's parents were inside the hotel room and had not realized the child was on the balcony.

The good Samaritan noticed the child on the balcony while in the hotel's first-floor pool area.

The child was taken to a hospital for observation.

The Florida Department of Children and Families will investigate because the child was unattended.

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