3-year-old boy in critical condition in trauma center, police say charges likely
After going to the hospital, police served a search warrant at a house on North Green Street in Salisbury.
SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - A 3-year-old boy is in critical condition at a trauma center and police say the injuries may be the result of a beating.
Police say the child was taken to Novant Health Rowan Medical Center on Monday morning. The child had been taken to the hospital by a family member. The child was unresponsive, had several broken ribs and facial swelling, according to investigators.
The child was flown from Salisbury to Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and is now in critical condition.
After going to the hospital, police served a search warrant at a house on North Green Street in Salisbury. They say that’s where the child had been prior to being taken to the hospital.
The Department of Social Services is now involved in the case, according to police. Authorities added that this is an ongoing investigation and charges are possible.
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