Mother accused of stabbing 1-year-old daughter in the back
GREENVILLE, N.C. (Gray News) – A mother is facing charges after an officer walked in on her stabbing her 1-year-old daughter in the back, police say.
According to the Greenville Police Department, Cierra Dyer, 21, dropped the knife when she was confronted by the officer and immediately taken into custody.
Police say Dyer was arguing with a family member over custody of the 1-year-old.
The toddler was taken to the hospital for treatment and is expected to make a full recovery.
Dyer was charged with attempted murder and felony child abuse.
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