A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a toddler was found with face and neck injuries.

Emergency services were called to a house in Blackpool yesterday around 8.15am.

Following reports of an assault, police arrived to find the child injured.

Lancashire Police said the boy was taken to hospital but has since been discharged.

The suspect, 28, from Manchester, was taken into custody for questioning.

A spokesman for the force said: "We were called around 8.15am yesterday (Wednesday, December 7) to a report of an assault at an address in Brun Grove, Blackpool.

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"Officers attended an address with a toddler found with facial and neck injuries.

"He was taken to hospital for treatment. He has since been discharged and is back home with his family.

"A 28-year-old man from Manchester was later arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is in custody."

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