Baby girl left in critical condition as two men and a woman arrested on suspicion of assault

A woman and two men have been arrested on suspicion of assault after a baby girl was airlifted to hospital, where she remains in a critical condition.

Thursday, 22nd November 2018, 11:41 am
Updated Thursday, 22nd November 2018, 1:49 pm
Police in Dawson today
Police in Dawson today

The 17-month-old was rushed to hospital having suffered serious injuries yesterday.

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Police in Dawson today

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A 25-year-old woman, 18-year-old man and a 20-year-old man remain in police custody.

A spokesperson for Durham Constabulary said: "Police were called by ambulance yesterday morning at around 10.10am to an incident involving a baby girl in the Dawdon area.

"The baby was taken via air ambulance to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle where she remains in a critical condition."

Durham Constabulary have arrested three people in connection with the incident