Blackpool couple arrested over baby boy's head injuries

Two people have been arrested after a three-week old baby was taken into hospital with head injuries.

The baby boy was admitted to Blackpool Victoria Hospital on Wednesday.

Police were informed of the baby's injuries and arrested a 23-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman, both from Blackpool, on suspicion of section 18 wounding.

The baby has been transferred to Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool. Police said his condition was "poorly".

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