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Man, 24, arrested over 'assault on baby' in Kilmarnock

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Image caption The child is in a serious condition at Glasgow's Yorkhill Hospital

A 24-year-old man has been arrested over an alleged attack on a three-month-old baby girl who is in a serious condition in hospital.

Paramedics were called to a house in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The child was taken to the town's Crosshouse Hospital with a serious head injury and later transferred to Glasgow's Yorkhill Hospital.

The man was the subject of a report to the procurator fiscal.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: "A 24-year-old man was arrested and detained in connection with an alleged assault on a three-month-old baby girl in Kilmarnock on Sunday.

"The child was taken to Crosshouse Hospital suffering from a serious head injury at around 0205 on Sunday 19 April.

"She was later transferred to Yorkhill Children's Hospital where medical staff describe her condition as serious. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal."

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