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Baby assaulted with pole at Sydney home

A woman has allegedly assaulted an 11-month old child with a pole during a domestic incident in Sydney's west.

Police say the 27-year-old assaulted the baby and threatened a woman in her 50s at a Prairiewood home on Saturday morning.

She has been charged with numerous offences including stalking or intimidating with intent to cause fear and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

She is due to face Parramatta Local Court on Sunday.

The child was taken to Westmead Children's Hospital as a precaution and Family and Community Services has been notified.

© AAP 2017

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