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Assault arrest as baby boy airlifted to hospital with head injury

Steward Gate, Bamford Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called to an address in Steward Gate in Bamford, Derbyshire

A two-month-old baby boy has been taken to hospital by air ambulance after suffering a head injury.

Emergency crews were called to an address in Steward Gate, Derbyshire, at about 15:20 BST on Thursday.

A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in police custody.

Derbyshire Police said: "People living in the area will have seen a large number of emergency services staff throughout the afternoon."

The force said it would "circulate any updates when appropriate to do so".

"We understand that members of the public may be alarmed by the news but our investigation is in its very early stages," it added.

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