SWAT team throws grenade into baby's crib, seriously injuring him

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It was midnight drugs raid in a home.

The SWAT team threw a stun grenade into their 19-month-old son’s crib during the raid, leaving the baby in a medically induced coma with severe burns, Mail Online reported.

Alecia Phonesavanh told local television that the kid has a big cut on his chest

Mrs Alecia Phonesavanh , her husband, Bounkham, and their children including toddler, Bou Jr, were visiting her sister-in-law in Atlanta, Georgia, when police raided the home early on Wednesday.

Mrs Phonesavanh told local television station WSBTV: “It landed in his playpen and exploded on his It’s my baby. He’s only a baby. He didn’t deserve any of this."

The child was seriously injured and was rushed to burn unit where doctors placed him in a medically induced coma.

She said: “He’s in the burn unit. We go up to see him and his whole face is ripped open. He has a big cut on his chest.”

The toddler has suffered severe burns
The police admitted that a raid took place and arrested a 30-year-old.

Cornelia Police Chief Rick Darby told WSBTV that the entire police unit is upset over the incident.

Sources: Mail Online, WSBTV