26/01/2007

Four arrested over injured baby

Police are questioning four people after a baby boy was taken to hospital suffering serious head injuries in Manchester.

The 17-month-old boy was taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary on Thursday evening, before being transferred to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, where his condition is described as critical.

Two men - aged 38 and 28 - and two women - aged 28 and 27 - were arrested in Salford on Thursday night and police are questioning them on suspicion of assault.

The exact relationship between the child and the four adults is not yet known.

(KMcA)


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