A one-month-old baby is fighting for life in a Perth hospital after she was allegedly injured by a 25-year-old male relative.
Police say family took the infant to Armadale-Kelmscott Memorial Hospital on September 4 just before midnight.
“A medical examination of the child identified serious injuries that are believed to be life-threatening,” police said in a statement on Friday.
“It is believed the child received the injuries at her Gosnells home. The child remains in a critical condition.”
Homicide Squad detectives have charged the man with grievous bodily harm and he is scheduled to face Armadale Magistrates Court later on Friday.
The police investigation is ongoing.
Originally published as Injured month-old baby fights for life