Mahnomen girl in critical condition after child abuse incident

The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office said they responded to a report from a Mahnomen apartment Monday afternoon, and that a three-year-old girl was airlifted to a Fargo hopsital where she is in critical condition.

The girl appears to have been injured in a child abuse incident.

No names or other information have yet been released.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the White Earth Police Department is assisting the investigation.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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