Man arrested after baby seriously assaulted in Louth

first_img Thursday 16 Mar 2017, 8:12 PM A MAN HAS been arrested in connection with the assault of a 10-week-old girl who is in a critical condition.The infant is currently in a Dublin hospital where it is understood she is being treated for serious head injuries and a number of broken bones.She received her injuries in an incident at a house on the Bridge Street Road in Ardee, Louth on Monday. Gardaí are investigating whether the baby suffered them as a result of a fall.Earlier, they had sought to speak to the parents about the circumstances leading up to the baby’s injuries.The mother of the child, believed to be a teenager, is currently being comforted by family members.Searches of the home were carried out by gardaí and CCTV in the area is being examined.A garda spokesman said: “A 10-week-old girl from Louth was removed from a local hospital on Monday. She was transferred to a Dublin hospital where she remains in a serious condition. The circumstances around how she got the injuries [are] now under a garda investigation. No arrests have been made.”The man was arrested in the Dublin area this evening and is detained at a station in Louth.Read: A titanium ring stuck around a Dublin man’s penis was removed using an angle grinder >Read: This is the number of ‘current smokers’ in Ireland today > Man arrested after baby seriously assaulted in Louth The baby suffered serious head injuries in an incident at a house in Ardee. Bridge Street Ardee Short URL Mar 16th 2017, 8:12 PM Share Tweet Email center_img By Garreth MacNamee No Comments Bridge Street Ardee Image: Google Maps Image: Google Maps 41,601 Views Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more