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Man Arrested Following Suspected Attack On Toddler

A toddler is currently being treated in hospital following a suspected assault in County Armagh.

The alleged attack on two-year-old girl occurred in in Bessbrook on Sunday.

A man in his 20s has been arrested.

Police have appealed for anyone who was in the Charlemont Square East, Bessbrook, on Sunday and who witnessed suspicious activity to contact them.


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