Police in North Carolina charged a 21-year-old mother, Cierra Dyer, with attempted murder after she stabbed her 1-year-old daughter in front of a cop.
Officers were called to a Greenville residence where Dyer was disagreeing with a close relative about custody of the 1-year-old child. Dyer was actively stabbing the child in the back when an officer arrived and confronted her, according to police. She then threw down the knife, reported WRAL.
The child was taken to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville for treatment. She was expected to recover completely.