Lancashire County Council v B and others

Family proceedings – Care proceedings. R's parents were arrested on suspicion of causing injury, following his admission to hospital with a fracture of his right ankle. No explanation was provided. R was placed in foster care. Care proceedings were commenced by the local authority a fact finding hearing took place. The Family Court found that R had been injured when his right leg was yanked and twisted by one of his parents, both of whom had jointly decided not to tell the truth.

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