Baby hit in the eye with golf ball at Birmingham park

Sheldon Heath Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The boy was hit with the ball at a playground off Sheldon Heath Road in Birmingham

A baby is in hospital with a serious injury after being struck in the eye with a golf ball.

The three-month-old boy was hit at a playground in Sheldon, Birmingham at 20:40 BST on Friday.

A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and is also in hospital, West Midlands Police said.

Officers were called to the scene, in a park outside Radley Court on Sheldon Heath Road, by ambulance crews.

The force urged anyone with information to contact them.



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