A WOMAN, arrested on suspicion of assaulting a baby, has been charged with wilful neglect.

Marta Morova, aged 20, of Gordon Street, Leigh was charged with wilful neglect and appeared at Wigan Magistrates Court yesterday, Thursday.

Police were called following reports a seven month old baby had been assaulted on Bradshawgate in Leigh at 9.45am on Tuesday.

The baby was not seriously injured.

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 9043.