The Hannibal Police Department on Friday, June 6, reported a case of possible child abuse.

The Hannibal Police Department on Friday, June 6, reported a case of possible child abuse.

The HPD provided the following details. On Tuesday, June 3, the HPD was called to Hannibal Regional Hospital for a report of possible child abuse.

When officers arrived, it was determined the victim, a 7-week-old infant, had injuries consistent with possible abuse.

Due to the severity of the infants’ injuries, the child was transferred to a hospital in the St. Louis area.

The HPD reports its investigation is ongoing.