- 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.More news: Bangladesh-Afghanistan turns out trivial
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.More news: President Trump visited Conway to see damage caused by Florence
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.More news: Multiple people killed in Maryland shooting
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.