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CAS Investigated Child Injury

November 24, 2011 permalink

Police and CAS are investigating injuries to a child in Hamilton. The press says almost nothing about CAS.



Mother charged in toddler’s assault

home of Donald Quick
TODDLER The 26-year-old mother of the toddler who was seriously injured in a Cannon Street East home last week has been charged by police one week after her boyfriend was charged with similar crimes.
Gary Yokoyama/The Hamilton Spectator

The 26-year-old mother of a toddler seriously injured in a Cannon Street East home last week has been charged by police.

The woman, who’s not being named to protect the identity of the child, is facing charges of aggravated assault, assault and criminal negligence causing bodily harm.

The 20-month-old sustained serious head injuries and was rushed to hospital a week ago.

She remains in hospital.

The charges are the result of a joint investigation between Hamilton police victim’s of crime unit and the Hamilton Catholic Children's Aid Society.

The mother is jointly charged with Donald Quick, 31, who was charged on Nov. 11 with aggravated assault and assault.

The negligence charge against the mother is also for the weeks leading up to the assault.

She was arrested Thursday.

Quick is scheduled for a bail hearing today. The woman is also scheduled to appear in court today.

Source: Hamilton Spectator