Police: 4-month-old dies after assault, man arrested

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Minneapolis police say a 4-month-old is dead following an assault.

Officers responded to a call around 5 p.m. Saturday at 1907 Franklin Avenue Southeast, according to a news release.

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Police say they found the Hennepin County Paramedics treating a child who'd been assaulted.

The young victim was then taken to Hennepin County Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

A man – believed to be the child's father – has been arrested. And police say they are not looking for any other suspects.

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Names and details will be released later.

Anyone with information is asked to text their tip to 847411. Enter MPD, a space, then the information. People can also call 612-692-8477.

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