• Bothell police investigating assault of 4-month-old girl

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    BOTHELL, Wash. - Detectives in Bothell are investigating the assault of a 4-month-old child.

    Bothell police were contacted by Child Protective Services at 10 p.m. on May 29 about a girl who was brought to Harborview Medical Center with serious injuries.

    Medical staff who evaluated the 4-month-old girl’s condition said her injuries appeared to be the result of an assault.

    According to a search warrant, the girl has  broken ribs, a fractured arm and no brain activity.

    The girl was later transported to Children’s pediatric intensive care unit  where she is in protective custody.

    Bothell police said anyone who has had contact with the child is a person of interest. 

    The baby spent time at a local daycare, but police said there was no sign the daycare should be shut down or suspended while they investigate.

    Investigators have filed a search warrant for the parents’ cellphones.  The child's parents are both 19 years old.

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