Last evening, just before midnight, Saanich Police were called about a 4 year old child who had sustained serious head trauma. The Saanich Police were contacted by the RCMP after having been called by Victoria General Hospital staff.
Emergency Room staff suspect that the injuries were assault related. The child is a 4yr old male who is a Saanich resident. He is presently in Intensive Care and is described as criticlly ill.
Given the seriousness of the injuries, Saanich Police Detectives and Forensic Investigators became involved overnight. Today, the Saanich Police Family Protection Unit and Youth investigators are also involved.
Saanich Police notified the Ministry of Children and Families last evening. MCF Social Workers are also involved in the investigation.
Investigators have been at a residence in the 1800 block of McKenzie ave overnight and remain there today.
No arrests have been made and the investigation continues today.