18-Month Old Girl Infected With Gonorrhea, Family Acquaintance Possible Suspect
Police in Baltimore are investing how a toddler contracted a sexually transmitted disease.
According to police an 18-month-old girl has contracted gonorrhea and authorities are currently investing into whether a family acquaintance is responsible.
No criminal charges have been filed. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said detectives are focusing on a suspect based on statements from the infant’s parents.
“We are working as fast as we can with the Baltimore Child Abuse Center,” Guglielmi told the Baltimore Sun.
Guglielmi also stated that the child is going to undergo a test to determine if the child was raped and once the test is complete, the results could result in charges being filed.