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Child Hospitalized With Head Injuries

A baby boy was in critical condition Tuesday night at an Oxnard hospital after his stepfather dropped him on his head earlier in the day, police reported.

Paramedics found 21-month-old Angel Frias unconscious when they arrived at the family home in the 1700 block of Gisler Avenue in Oxnard. He was immediately taken to St. John’s Regional Medical Center, where he was being treated for serious head injuries.

According to police, the child was injured when his stepfather tossed him in the air and was unable to catch him.

Police did not identify the stepfather and had made no arrests in the incident, but an investigation is under way.

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