Toddler assaulted in Brooklyn apartment

The News Leader

March 18, 2011 7:35:23 AM PDT
A toddler is in critical condition after apparently being assaulted in an apartment in the East New York section of Brooklyn.

The 17-month-old boy was having difficulty breathing when he was rushed to the hospital at around 9 a.m. yesterday morning.

He was hospitalized in critical condition.

NYPD detectives believe the infant sustained injuries consistent with an assault.

They are looking to question several people. No arrests were immediately made.

They also searched the Cypress Hills Houses where he lived.