Man accused of burning toddler

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DETECTIVES have charged a 22-year-old man from Gosnells after he allegedly assaulted a two-year-old girl in his care.

Police said the girl was taken to Perth Children’s Hospital for treatments of burns to her body, which will require multiple surgeries and ongoing medical treatment, on September 30.

It is alleged the man was responsible for the injuries the girl received.

The man has been charged with the offence of doing an act causing bodily harm, with intent to harm.

He is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court today.