4-month-old boy hospitalized with bleeding on brain; parents arrested

06/23/2014 1:05 PM

06/23/2014 1:05 PM

An infant boy is in critical condition at a local hospital with injuries that include bleeding on the brain, according to a police document.

A 23-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man, the baby’s parents, were arrested at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis on suspicion of aggravated child endangerment and aggravated battery shortly after noon on Saturday, according to arrest records.

The 4-month-old boy was brought to St. Francis with bleeding on the brain and several other injuries. He was placed in the pediatric intensive care unit and also placed in protective custody by police.

The Exploited and Missing Child Unit is investigating the case.

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