Police probe into baby's critical injuries

LAUNCESTON detectives are investigating how a baby ended up in a critical condition in hospital.

The nine-week-old was presented to the Launceston General Hospital at the weekend.

Examinations revealed that the baby appeared to have sustained serious head injuries.

Detective Inspector Scott Flude confirmed today that the baby had since been transferred to the Royal Hobart Hospital and was in a critical condition.

Police investigations are continuing.