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Two officers charged after baby sustained 'non-accidental' injuries



Two New South Wales Police officers have been charged after a baby sustained "unexplained, non-accidental injuries" in Sydney.

The 38-year-old male senior constable and 37-year-old female senior constable were charged with two counts of perverting the course of justice after investigations began in July 2021.

Both officers' employment status is under review.

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"Officers attached to the State Crime Command's Child Abuse Squad and the Professional Standards Command (PSC) established Strike Force Celadon to investigate reports a nine-month-old baby sustained unexplained, non-accidental injuries," NSW Police said in a statement.

"As part of those inquiries, PSC detectives established Strike Force Gregg to investigate the conduct of two people, known to the child."

They are expected to appear in Mount Druitt Local Court next month.

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