Two Month Old Baby Dies After Alleged Bamford Assault

30 June 2019, 04:54 | Updated: 30 June 2019, 11:55

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A two-month-old boy has died after suffering head injuries in an alleged assault in Bamford, Derbyshire.

The baby had been airlifted to hospital on Thursday afternoon after paramedics were called to an address in Steward Gate.

He was in a critical condition but died at Sheffield Children's Hospital on Saturday evening, Derbyshire Constabulary said.

Anton Shields, from Barnsley was arrested on Thursday and charged with assault occasioning grievous bodily harm with intent.

The 37-year-old appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court on Saturday and was remanded into custody.

Police say investigations are ongoing.