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3-month-old in critical condition after assault in Beltrami County

A three-month-old girl was taken to the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center emergency room after Beltrami County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of an assault.

At 10:55 p.m. Monday, deputies responded to an assault at a Cass Lake residence.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the child sustained serious injuries and was later flown to a Sanford Clinic in Fargo.

Beltrami Sheriff Phil Hodapp said it is likely the child is still in critical condition based on what he knew of the injuries. The case is under investigation.