Blackburn Street in Radcliffe where a police cordon is in place, a baby was thrown into the River Irwell from a bridge. He was rescued by firefighters but is said to be in a critical condition
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A toddler is in a critical condition after being pulled the River Irwell in Manchester.

Police say a person has been arrested on suspicion of tried homicide.

The youngster, who has not been named, is at present being handled in hospital.

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