Toronto mother charged after allegedly stabbing her infant and four-year-old

Jul 13 2020, 6:51 am

A 36-year-old woman from Toronto was arrested on Saturday, July 11, after an ongoing stabbing investigation.

According to Toronto police, officers attended a stabbing at Weston Road and Finch Avenue West area around 10 am on Saturday.

Officers allegedly located two children suffering from stab wounds. One was a six-month-old girl and the other a four-year-old boy.

Both children were taken to the hospital as their injuries appeared to be serious and life-threatening.

The 36-year-old woman has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault, and two counts of assault, Toronto police said.

Her identity will not be released in order to protect the identity of the victims involved.

Police also said on Twitter that they can confirm that the woman is the mother of the two children, who are now expected to recover.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2922 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

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