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Child brought to hospital with suspicious leg injury, father now accused of assault

child brought to hospital with suspicious leg injury father arrested for assault
Source: Nashua Police Department, Mega

Jan. 19 2022, Published 1:28 p.m. ET

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A child was brought to a New Hampshire hospital with a suspicious leg injury and now police say the victim's father has been arrested and charged with assault.

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On Jan. 16, officers received a call from a New Hampshire hospital stating they had a child in their care with a suspicious injury, the Nashua Police Department said.

An investigation began, which detectives learned the child’s father, 20-year-old Manuel Guerrero, was the one who caused a fracture to one of the child’s legs, officials said.

Investigators did not detail how the father allegedly caused the injuries.

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The child has since been transferred to a Boston area hospital for more specialized care, police said.

Because of the investigation, Guerrero was arrested and charged with first-degree assault, authorities said.

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The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with further information is asked to call the Nashua Police Department Crime Line at (603) 589-1665.

child brought to hospital with suspicious leg injury father arrested for assault
Source: Nashua Police Department, Mega
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