A man broke the arms of an 18-month-old baby girl because she wouldn’t stop crying.
Connor Brown, 22, had his girlfriend’s child, who cannot be named for legal reasons, on his lap when she started crying. After trying to get her to stop crying, he picked her up and forced her arms behind her back causing them to snap.
He admitted assaulting the girl after the child’s mother told how she heard a crack when the girl’s arms were forced behind her back.
The girl’s mother who witnessed the incident in the living room of her home in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, initially told medics the girl had fallen behind a television set but staff at Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride became suspicious.
The mother was later challenged by medical staff and police and she admitted Brown had been responsible.
An examination revealed that both of the child’s humerus bones had been fractured. The child has made a full recovery but both arms were put in plaster for a number of weeks to…
Source: Linda Ikeji