HAMPTON-- Hampton police have charged two people in connection with the assault of a 6-month-old baby.

The child's mother and her boyfriend, both of Andros Isle in Hampton, were arrested Tuesday according to Hampton Police Sgt. Jason Price.

Sgt. Price says the 6-month-old was assaulted on Dec. 29. The baby was transported to a local hospital and remains in critical condition Thursday.

Daniel Lunsford, 21, was charged with felony child abuse and Brittany Whalen, 20, was charged with felony child abuse and failure to secure medical attention, Price said.

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