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Airdrie man charged with assault of 20-month-old toddler

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RCMP have charged an Airdrie man with aggravated assault after an almost three-month-long investigation into the severe injuries suffered by a toddler.

Police have released few details, but said the investigation was launched on March 8 and centred around a 20-month-old child.

“The subsequent investigation revealed that the toddler’s severe injury was the result of an assault believed to have been caused by a male who lived in the residence with the toddler,” a news release said.

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The name of the 27-year-old man charged isn’t being released by RCMP to protect the identity of the young victim.

The accused is set to appear in court on June 24.

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Anyone with information on the assault is asked to call Airdrie RCMP at 403-945-7200 or to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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