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22/10/2014

Police Granted More Time To Question Man Over Toddler Attack

Police have been given more time to question a man in relation to a suspected attack on a toddler in Bessbrook, Co Armagh.

The two-year-old girl is believed to have been assaulted in the Charlemount Square East area at around 7.45pm on Sunday.

The girl is in a critical condition in hospital.

A man in his 20s was arrested on the day of the attack.

(CD/MH)

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