Dubuque man arrested after child treated for burns

Published On: Nov 26 2012 05:51:03 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 26 2012 05:50:00 AM CST
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) -

A Dubuque man faces charges after doctors treat a 2-year-old child for severe burns and head trauma.

Waterloo television station KWWL reports that police were called to Finley Hospital in Dubuque on Friday night after the toddler was brought in with severe burns.

Doctors also found the child had suffered a head injury. The toddler was flown to an Iowa City hospital and is reported to be in critical condition following surgery.

An investigation led officers to arrest a 34-year-old Dubuque man on suspicion of child neglect.