Three arrested after baby ‘poorly’ with serious head injury

Three people are in custody after a one-month-old baby boy suffered a serious head injury.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 23rd November 2015, 10:53 am

The child has been admitted to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool where his condition is described as “poorly.”

Police have launched an investigation and have arrested two men and a woman on suspicion of wounding.

Officers were called to an address in Charles Street, Blackpool in the early hours of today.

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Paramedics raised the alarm before taking the injured baby to the town’s Victoria Hospital. He was transferred to Alder Hey shortly afterwards.

A police spokesman said they had been “contacted by the ambulance service at about 1am to report that a one-month-old baby boy had been injured at an address on Charles Street.

“Three people, two men aged 18 and 33 and a woman aged 34, all from Blackpool, have been arrested on suspicion of wounding.

“Inquiries are continuing.”