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Richland Police, CPS Looking Into Infant Skull Fracture Case

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RICHLAND, Wash. - Child Protective Services and the Richland Police Department are working together to determine how a six-month-old little girl suffered a skull fracture.

Richland Police said it happened May 5th. The infant was taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center first and later transported to Sacred Heart in Spokane.

"Investigators went up to Spokane and continued interviews and fact gathering. The doctors report from the Spokane area listed the injuries as non accidental trauma which is indicative of child abuse," said Captain Mike Cobb.

The child was treated and released from the hospital and is now in her mother's care. CPS is monitoring the safety of the little girl. 

Richland Police are not saying how the child was hurt or who might be involved. Cobb said they are conducting a thorough investigation.

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