Caregiver under investigation after Sheboygan toddler treated for possible near drowning

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Sheboygan Police are investigating an incident of potential child abuse or child neglect. Around 5:45 p.m. Friday, Sheboygan Police were called to Memorial Hospital where a nearly 3-year-old girl was being treated for unspecified injuries.

Less than four hours later the girl was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Milwaukee.

The circumstances surrounding the injuries have not been made public by police, but the incident may have started in the bathroom. The caregiver who brought the child to the hospital is under investigation.

Family of the girl says it appears the child nearly drowned. A GoFundMe has been set up to help the family with recovery costs. 

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