By Euro Weekly News Media • 18 February 2015 • 10:32
Materno Infantil children’s hospital.
A MALAGA mother has been arrested for suspected child abuse after taking her 18-month-old baby to casualty covered in bruises.
The woman, from the Carretera de Cadiz district of the city, told doctors at the Materno Infantil children’s hospital that her son had fallen out of his cot, but examination revealed bruises of different colours suggesting, according to doctors, they had been acquired on different days.
Protocol for possible child abuse was activated and the police called to arrest the mother.
The baby remained in hospital while relatives were sought to care for him while investigations are carried out.
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