A five-year-old boy is in a critical condition after allegedly being severely beaten with a wooden stick in a Cabramatta home overnight.
Police have charged a 20-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman after finding the child suffering serious injuries at the home on Chadderton Street at 9.50pm on Friday.
The boy was treated at the scene before being taken to Liverpool Hospital. He was then transferred to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead where he is in a critical condition.
Officers from Fairfield City Police Area Command arrested the man and woman – who are known to the child – were arrested at the home.