- Police rushed the child to hospital following the incident at 6pm in Dover, Kent
- Two women from Ramsgate, aged 37 and 40, arrested as part of investigation
- The baby boy was checked over at hospital but was not badly injured, said police
A mother has been arrested for allegedly being drunk in charge of a child after a baby was dropped on his head last night.
Police rushed the child to hospital by ambulance following the incident at around 6pm in Dover, Kent.
An investigation has been launched to establish the circumstances of the incident.
A man thought to be a Dover police officer holding the injured baby
Two women aged 37 and 40 have been arrested as part of the investigation and remain in police custody.
The baby was checked over at hospital but was not badly injured.
A Kent Police spokesperson said: ‘Kent Police is investigating after a baby in Dover was admitted to hospital at around 6pm on Sunday 15 April 2018.
‘Officers are conducting enquiries to establish how the injuries, not believed to be serious, were sustained.
Two women from Ramsgate, aged 37 and 40, have been arrested as part of the investigation and remain in police custody.’
Officers in Dover had earlier tweeted about the incident, saying the baby was now in their care.
They said in their tweet: ‘Checked over at hospital.
‘Mother and her friend arrested for drunk in charge of a child after the baby was dropped on its head by them.
‘Thankfully not badly injured. Social services involved. Child in police care. #VIT dealing in custody.’
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