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A 4-month-old boy from West Fargo was in a Twin Cities hospital Wednesday with a partially crushed windpipe and a collapsed lung, injuries police suspect were caused by abuse.


Authorities are holding 20-year-old Lawrence Vincent St. John Jr. in the Cass County Jail on suspicion of having caused the child's injuries, according to West Fargo police.

"I know the baby is surviving and is stable," Detective Sgt. Greg Warren of the West Fargo Police Department said Wednesday.

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