Police arrest man after physical abuse of 2-year-old

Child Abuse Squad detectives have charged a 22-year-old man from Gosnells after he allegedly assaulted a girl in his care.

On 30 September 2019, a two-year-old girl was taken to the Perth Children’s Hospital for treatment of burns to her body, that will require numerous surgeries and ongoing medical treatment.

It is alleged the man was responsible for the injuries the girl received and he has been charged with the offence of With Intent to Harm, Did an Act Causing Bodily Harm and he is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court today, 3 October 2019.

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