2 month old baby dies from serious head injuries following serious assault

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of assault in Derbyshire after the death of a baby aged just two months old.

The baby was airlifted to hospital on Thursday after suffering serious head injuries.

Paramedics quickly attended the scene where they found the little boy helpless.
He died at Sheffield Children’s Hospital on Saturday evening, Derbyshire Police said.

A 37-year-old man has been charged with assault occasioning grievous bodily harm with intent.

Anton Shields, of Hardwick Crescent, Buxton, was arrested on Thursday.

He appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court on Saturday and was remanded in custody.

Shields was remanded in custody and will reappear in court at a later date.

Police said in a statement: “Investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident is continuing and we would urge anyone with information that could help to get in touch with us on the non-emergency number, 101.”