Police are currently investigating an incident in which a nine-year-old was left seriously injured at a home in Park North.
The incident took place at an address in Albany Close, on the New College estate, on Saturday, 13 February, and police officers remain outside the address.
Local residents told our reporter that “a woman was screaming in the street”.
Talking to Swindon 24, a Wiltshire Police spokesperson said: “We were called to the address at 5.30pm today, by the ambulance service.
“A nine-year-old was taken to hospital and is currently in a critical condition.
“It is too early to comment further at this stage, our enquiries are ongoing.”
Crime scene investigators attended the scene this afternoon.