Baby seriously injured in alleged assault remains in hospital

A baby girl who was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition following an alleged assault last month is responding well to care, say police.

Saturday, 8th December 2018, 08:32 am
Updated Saturday, 8th December 2018, 10:50 am
File picture: Police were called to an house in Dawdon

Three people who were arrested following the alleged assault on the baby girl have been released under investigation.

A spokesperson from Durham Constabulary says the baby girl is stable and responding well to care but remains in hospital.

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Three people – a 25-year-old woman, 18-year-old man and a 20-year-old man – were arrested on suspicion of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

The woman and two men were released on bail have since been released under investigation.