5 People Slashed at Queens Daycare

Five people have been injured after a slashing at a daycare in Queens.

Three of the victims are infants and they're listed in critical, but stable condition.  The children are 3-days old, 20-days old and one month old.  The victims are all expected to survive.

"There was one child more seriously injured than the other two," NYPD Assistant Chief Juanita Holmes said.

A female worker and a father of one of the children was also stabbed and injured.  All of the injured were taken to area hospitals.

A 52-year-old woman was arrested at the home on 161st Street before 4 a.m. on Friday morning.  She also had a slash wound to her wrist that is believed to be self-.  She was unconscious when police found her but later regained consciousness.

A butcher knife and meat cleaver were both recovered from the scene.

It’s unclear what led to the incident.  It's also unknown if this was a licensed daycare center, but police said there is some paperwork to suggest it is.  An investigation continues.

A total of nine children were at the daycare, which is also a home.

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