In an interview with CNN subsidiary BFM On Monday, French prosecutor Francois Molins said the child's father had gone shopping and then started playing Pokemon Go after he left the store.
According to Molins, the father, who now has to spend two years in prison parental responsibility, is destroyed by the consequences of his actions.
The four-year-old was cared for by his father in Paris while his mother lived on Réunion, Molins said.
The savior of the child, 22 The young Gassama, after his dramatic rescue, was granted French citizenship and a job with the Paris Fire Brigade.
In the video, cheers erupted as the young migrant reached the dangling child and crossed the balcony before Paris emerged (1
"I didn't think about it, I went up and God helped me," Gassama told Macron.
The Malian migrants told BFM-TV in an interview that he had been in the neighborhood watching a football match when he saw the crowd.
"I like children, I hated to see them hurt in front of me, I ran and looked for solutions to save him, and thank God I lifted the building's facade onto the balcony," he said ,
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said on her official Twitter Sunday Gassama to thank him for his act of bravery
"He explained to me that a few months ago he came here from Mali with the dream of living here for himself I replied that his heroic act was an example to all citizens, and that the city of Paris was obviously interested in supporting him in his efforts to settle in France, "she wrote on Twitter.