BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo police say a 6-year-old boy was stabbed a number of times, Wednesday morning, on Purdy Street in the city’s Cold Springs neighborhood.
The boy was rushed to Oishei Children’s Hospital. His wounds are said to be non-life threatening.
His mother, 33, who has not been identified, is now in Buffalo Police custody.
Police say the mother has a number of “self-inflicted” stab wounds.
“We did recover the weapon,” Captain Jeff Rinaldo said.
According to police, a neighbor called police about the attack, but police did not elaborate about the initial call.