Baby Girl Seriously Ill In West Lothian

3 June 2016, 13:17

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A baby girl is in a serious condition in hospital after an incident at a homeless centre in West Lothian.

Emergency services were called to Strathbrock homeless facility in West Main Street, Broxburn, on Monday after concerns were raised.

The baby, thought to be 12-weeks-old, was taken to the Sick Kids Hospital in Edinburgh.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: ``A baby girl is in a serious condition at the Sick Kids Hospital in Edinburgh after taking unwell at an address in West Main Street, Broxburn, on Monday night.

"Local officers are currently liaising with medical staff and with family members as they work towards establishing the full set of circumstances.''

Chief Inspector Stevie Dolan, area commander for West Lothian, said: ``This is a tragic incident that has affected everyone involved.

"Unfortunately, the baby remains in a serious condition and I can reassure the public that we are working closely with hospital staff as well as with the young child's family to establish the full set of circumstances.''

 

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