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Mother walks into police substation with injured 4-year-old child

San Antonio Police Department substation located on Prue Road. (Photo: Sinclair Broadcast Group)

SAN ANTONIO - A 4-year-old girl was hospitalized in critical condition after a woman walked into a police substation with the injured child on Tuesday afternoon.

According to the San Antonio Police Department, the mother walked into the substation on Prue Road carrying the child, who appeared to be suffering from a head injury and had difficulty breathing.

Police said that once EMS workers looked the victim over, it seemed like the child had a collapsed lung.

Paramedics were called and they rushed the girl to University Hospital in critical condition. Investigators said they were not sure how the mother arrived at the substation or how the injury happened.

The incident is under investigation.

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