Conway Police are investigating the circumstances that put an infant child in critical condition at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

According to a Conway Police Department incident report, officers responded at about 5:10 Thursday afternoon to a “disturbance in progress” call at Conway Regional Medical Center.

“Upon arrival we made contact with Conway Regional Medical Center staff and began an investigation of the incident,” the report states.

The report lists a 1-year-old girl as the victim of first-degree domestic battering. The location of the incident is listed as the child’s Conway home. The infant’s condition was confirmed as critical Friday afternoon by a Children’s Hospital spokesperson.

The Arkansas Department of Human Services had updated its online Child Fatality Notification service at 5:07 Friday afternoon to include this incident. This notification lists an allegation of physical abuse committed by an as-yet unknown person or persons. The child remains in critical condition at Children’s. 

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