daylight Philadelphia attack
Philadelphia — Philadelphia police have made an arrest in connection with the daylight Philadelphia attack, a triple stabbing in Mayfair that injured a mother and her two sons Sunday.
The accident occurred at 3200 block of Knorr Street around 2 pm.
The woman sustained several injuries and was taken to the hospital, where she is in critical condition. Officials said the attacker also stabbed her 15-year-old son twice in the back of the head.
and her 10-year-old son, once in the back of his head and once in his left leg, according to officials.
Both are in stable condition.
mother and son stabbed in Philadelphia; The suspect to turn himself in.
Witnesses told CBS Philadelphia that the boys were stabbed while trying to protect their mother.
A neighbor said, “They said he was stabbing the mother and the children came down to help, and that way they were stabbed.”
Neighbors told Eyewitness News that the casualty man walked away carrying a backpack after committing the brutal attack, leaving a mother fighting for her life and her two young sons badly injured.
Police say a 37-year-old woman was stabbed multiple times all over her body and placed in a critical condition in Frankford-Torresdale.
“I didn’t know what he would do, if he was going to try to attack them again,” said one of the neighbors. “And I said, ‘Run, run, run, inside my house. So we all ran inside my basement.’”
The neighbor said that she was petting the children and herself inside, she looked back to see if the suspect was following them.
“He just turned around, looked at us, and inadvertently turned away,” she said.
Once safely downstairs, she called 911, and the boys begged her to check on their mother a few doors away.
“I just called out and said, ‘Madam, madam’.”
“And you stumbled down the stairs,” said the neighbor.
About two hours after the attack, police say, the suspected attacker turned himself in.
The police have not announced his name yet.
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