A team of officers are being praised after saving the life of a 7-year-old boy. On Friday, Peel Regional Police were called to the scene after receiving reports of a child hanging out of an apartment window. Officers were able to get up to the 6th floor and save the boy before he fell.\nAccording to Peel Police, on Friday evening, the boy was playing near the open window before he slipped out.\nWhen his mother heard him call for help, she was able to grab a hold of him but was unable to pull him up.\nEditor's Choice: Ontario Will Be Hit With Chilly Fall Weather & Thunderstorms This Week\nPolice arrived at the apartment building near Erindale Station Road and Dundas Street West and were forced to smash down the door to the residence and a window in order to retrieve the boy.\nAccording to CTV News, it was a move that couldn’t have come a moment sooner, as the mother reportedly screamed at the officers that her child’s shirt was beginning to rip.\nThe boy and mother were both unharmed but two of the officers suffered injuries after smashing a window to help leverage the child to safety.\nQuick thinking and even faster reaction by 4 uniformed officers. Cst Ihor Palchynskyy, Cst Alvin Bailey, Sgt Shaun Stanley and Cst Martin Boreczek, prevented a 7yr old boy from falling out of the 6th floor window of an apartment unit. Great work by all #EverydayHero @PeelPolice https://t.co/5qog2kw0kY pic.twitter.com/R8gk3VqIG4— Deputy Chief Marc Andrews (@DeputyAndrews) August 15, 2020\nThe four officers involved in the rescue were later praised for their heroic actions.\nDeputy Chief Mark Andrews honoured the team by identifying the men and sharing a photo of them standing together.\n“Cst. Ihor Palchynskyy, Cst. Alvin Bailey, Sgt. Shaun Stanley and Cst. Martin Boreczek prevented a seven-year-old boy from falling out of the sixth-floor window of an apartment unit,” Andrews tweeted out.\n.@PeelPolice officers had to force entry into the locked apartment before getting to the child. This kit contains some of the tools that were used to gain access. #Mississauga pic.twitter.com/D7GWlcGRAC— DR (@Media371) August 15, 2020\n“Let’s give some big props to the child’s mother. She fought to save her child’s life until the community could rally around her and get police on scene to help. Great work by all to bring this event to a positive resolution," he added.\nThis isn't the first time officers have had to do some quick thinking.\nToronto police were forced to come to the rescue of a man in Lake Ontario back in July.\nThe partygoer became stranded on a floatie in waters near Woodbine Beach.