Three arrested as baby is taken to Preston hospital

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Police have launched an investigation after an eight week old baby girl was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Officers at Lancashire Police were contacted by concerned staff at the Royal Preston Hospital after the child was taken to hospital in the early hours of Monday, January 12.

The infant had suffered injuries including a bleed to the brain and is currently being cared for at Manchester Children’s Hospital where she is stable but poorly.

The injuries are currently being treated as unexplained.

A 21-year- old woman, a 25-year-old man and a 51 year old woman, who are all from Preston, have been arrested on suspicion of wounding and neglect and have been bailed until later this month.