A man in Thane allegedly sexually absued a minor baby girl following which police has launched a manhunt on Sunday.
The 40-year-old man who allegedly sexually abused a 15-month old girl in Ambernath is said to be living in the victim's neighbourhood, API S D Jadhav of Shivaji Nagar police station said on Sunday.
The accused picked up the child on Saturday morning and allegedly sexually assaulted the child, he said, adding that the parents came to know about it when the child was bleeding profusely from the private parts.
The child has been sent for medical examination and police has launched a manhunt to nab the man, who is at large from Saturday, he said.
A case has been registered against the man under IPC section 376 (rape) and also relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSA) Act, 2012.