NZ police make arrest in injured baby investigation at Gisborne

Gisborne Police have arrested a man in relation to the injuries of a three-month-old baby who was admitted to hospital on New Years Eve.

The baby was brought into Gisborne Hospital with critical injuries at around 10:30am on 31 December and was subsequently flown to Starship Hospital.

The baby received critical care while at Starship and was flown back to Gisborne Hospital on Thursday 6 in an improved condition.

Police have arrested and charged a 24-year-old man with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. He will appear in the Gisborne District Court on Wednesday 12 January.

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