Sandy police investigate after 11-year-old reportedly stabs mother

Sandy police are at the scene of a stabbing in which an 11-year-old girl allegedly stabbed her mother during an argument Friday, Sept. 2, 2022. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Monico Garza/SLCScanner

SANDY, Utah, Sept. 2, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — Police in Sandy are investigating a stabbing Friday afternoon in which a child reportedly stabbed an adult during an argument.

Police responded to the area of 1600 East and Nicklaus Road after receiving a call about the 1:15 p.m. incident, Lt. Dean Carriger, with the Sandy Police Department, told Gephardt Daily.

Carriger said the information received was somewhat vague, but indicated that an 11-year-old girl, the daughter of the victim, had stabbed her 39-year-old mother as the two were arguing.

The victim was transported to Intermountain Medical Center in critical condition.

Carriger said the child’s grandmother is reportedly at the house now, and detectives are currently investigating the scene.

Gephardt Daily will update the story as more details become known.


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