Cleveland police: 3-year-old girl stabbed, mother arrested

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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A 3-year-old girl is recovering from surgery after police say she was stabbed by her mother.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. ‎ in the 3600 block of West 47th Street. Officers originally responded to reports of child abuse.

When they arrived, officers found the girl's mother had kicked the door out at them. Officers then entered the home to check the well-being of the child. They found her with a stab wound to her abdomen.

The little girl was taken to the hospital for treatment. Officers said she was out of surgery Monday morning, and is doing well.

The girl's mother was arrested for felonious assault and child endangering.

Several second district officers are now investigating.