PAnews.com, Port Arthur, Texas

August 19, 2013

Infant in critical condition, police suspect abuse


The Port Arthur News

PORT ARTHUR — A one-month-old child is in critical condition from injuries police believe were caused by abuse.

Port Arthur Police Department was dispatched to Christus Hospital-St. Mary at about 12:13 am. Sunday in reference to a one-month-old child who came in with injuries indicative of abuse. While investigating, officers received information on possible suspects and summoned detectives with Port Arthur Major Crimes Unit to respond, according to a press release from PAPD.

Due to the child’s life-threatening injuries, the child was flown to Texas Children’s Hospital and is currently listed in critical condition.