BELTRAMI COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE INVESTIGATING ASSAULT OF A THREE MONTH OLD CHILD
On Monday, January 2, 2011, at approximately 10:30 PM, The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center after learning that a three-month-old baby girl had been brought to the Emergency Room with serious injuries. Originally, the incident that may have resulted in such injuries was thought to have occurred in Hubbard County but investigation revealed that the actual location was the 19000 block of Mission Rd SE, located in Ten Lakes Township, approximately 15 miles east of Bemidji, in Beltrami County. Deputies learned that the child was in the process of being flown to the Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND, due to the critical nature of the injuries.
Deputies are continuing the investigation into this incident to ascertain the details of what occurred at the residence where the family was staying. At this point the investigation continues with no further information available. An update will be provided when such is available.
Beltrami County Sheriff's Department