Infants Among 5 People Stabbed at New York City Daycare

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- Three infants, all one month or younger, were stabbed in a New York City day care early Friday, police said.

The woman suspected in the attack was discovered bleeding and unconscious in the basement, and after officers applied a tourniquet, she regained consciousness and was taken to the hospital, police said.

The three girls stabbed are a three-day-old, a 20-day-old and a one-month old, NBC reported.

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The woman is also accused of stabbing one female co-worker eight times, police told WPIX.

Other children at the day care weren't injured, authorities said.

Both the butcher knife and the meat cleaver were recovered by police.

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Nine babies were in the house at the time of the attack. "At one point, we thought she might have been likely [to die], but, thank God, she was upgraded".

In addition to the attack, police are investigating the area in which the incident occurred. When they arrived they discovered three infants - two girls and a boy - as well as a daycare worker and one of the children's father had been stabbed.

"We have seen some paperwork indicating that it is a day care", Holmes said, adding the documents "indicated that they were a nursery". Among the questions was whether the place was operating as an unlicensed childcare facility.

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The city's Buildings Department had received several complaints against the property, including the possibility that it was being illegally used as a hotel, records show. It isn't clear whether his child was among those stabbed.