Couple charged after child horrifically injured in NSW

UPDATE @ 9.40 AM | A man and woman have been charged after a 5-year-old boy was allegedly beaten with a wooden stick in a domestic-related assault.

Emergency services were called to a home on Chadderton Street in Cabramatta just before 10pm last night, following reports of a domestic-related assault.

Upon arrival, they found a child suffering serious injuries.


He was treated on scene by paramedics before being taken to taken to Liverpool Hospital.

The young boy was then transferred to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, where he remains in a critical condition.

A 20-year-old old man and a 31-year-old woman, who police say are known to the child, were arrested at the home.

The man was taken to Fairfield Police Station where he was charged with wound person intend to cause grievous bodily harm (DV).

The woman was taken to Liverpool Police Station and charged with not provide for child cause danger of serious injury (DV).

“Police will allege in court that the child had been assaulted with a wooden stick,” NSW police said.

They were both refused bail to appear at Paramatta Bail Court today.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support.
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
DV Connect Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 phone 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast

EARLIER @ 8.00 AM | A man and woman are assisting police after a five-year-old boy was allegedly seriously assaulted at a home in Sydney last night.

Emergency services were called to a house in Cabramatta about 9.50pm, where they found the child suffering serious injuries.

He was treated at the scene before being taken to Liverpool Hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Police say a 20-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman were arrested at the home.

The man was taken to Fairfield Police Station, and the woman was taken to Liverpool Police Station where they are currently assisting with inquiries.

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