(ABC News Australia) A family could be on the hook for more than $170,000 after their child accidentally knocked over a valuable sculpture that was on display at a US community centre.
Surveillance video showed the five-year-old hugging the mosaic sculpture at a community centre in Overland Park, Kansas, before it fell on him and tumbled to the floor.
The accident happened last month, but the family received a letter from an insurance company this week seeking damages for the artwork, which was reportedly valued at $US132,000 ($177,000).
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"It's clear accidents happen and this was an accident," the boy's mother, Sarah Goodman, told the Kansas City Star.