August 25, 2012 1.21 pm This story is over

Father charged with baby girl bodily harm

Injured baby: 20-year-old Lincoln father charged with hurting his baby girl, who is in danger of permanent brain damage.

A 20-year-old Lincoln man has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm to his baby girl.

The seven-week-old baby suffered a fractured skull, a bleed to the brain, a punctured lung and possibly permanent brain damage.

The child is being treated in hospital, in a stable condition.

Nicholas O’Rourke from Cotman Road allegedly harmed his baby girl on Thursday, August 23.

The father was remanded in custody and is due in court on August 30.

Related Reports: BBC Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire Echo | Photo: Google Streetview

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