Thursday, September 14, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Man Arrested After Infant Hospitalised With “Significant Injuries”

Police charged a man with grievous bodily harm (domestic violence offence) following an incident involving an infant.

It was alleged that a 7-week-old baby presented to a hospital in Moranbah with significant injuries on Tuesday, September 5.

Police attended and commenced investigations into the circumstances of the child’s injuries.

A 23-year-old Moranbah man was arrested in relation to the investigation on Wednesday, September 6.

He has been charged with one count of grievous bodily harm (domestic violence offence) and was expected to appear at Moranbah Magistrates Court, Thursday, September 7.

If you have any information that could be helpful to the police, quote this reference number: QP2301480891.

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic and family violence, you should report it to police.

Support and counselling is available from the following agencies:

DVConnect Womensline: 1800 811 811

DVConnect Mensline: 1800 600 636

1800 RESPECT: 1800 737 732

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