MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 21-year-old woman accused of seriously injuring an 18-month-old boy Monday afternoon in Braham has been charged with first-degree assault.

Police say officers were called to the 200 block of Beechwood Avenue South just before 1 p.m., and they gave medical aid to the child before paramedics arrived.

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Officers interviewed the woman, but police say her explanation of what happened did not sync up with the extent of the child’s injuries.

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The boy was brought to Children’s Minnesota in Minneapolis, where he was listed in critical condition.

The woman is being held at the Isanti County Detention Center on $500,000 unconditional bail or $250,000 conditional bail.

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