Two arrested on child abuse charges

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Two people are in police custody on child abuse charges.

Ashlee Liberty and Oscar Aaguirre are in the Pima County jail charged with felony child abuse.

Tucson Fire responded to a call of a child having difficulty breathing on Saturday.

Once the child was transported to the hospital, medical staff could tell it wasn't an accident, and called police.

The 2-year-old female child had numerous fractures and internal injuries but is expected to survive.

A 7-year-old girl living in the home who was not injured has been placed with child protective services.