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Muskegon Heights woman arrested after injuring baby and husband

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Posted at 4:20 PM, May 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-15 16:20:04-04

MUSKEGON, Mich. — It has confirmed to Fox 17 that A Muskegon Heights mother has been arrested after police said she injured an 11-month-old baby and stabbed her husband.

Muskegon Heights police were dispatched to the 2900 block of 7th Street near W. Columbia Aveue around 12:30 a.m. Friday after getting a 911 call from the father in the home, who reported that a baby had been assaulted.

Officers got to the scene and attempted to subdue the 39-year-old suspect.

Officers then discovered that an 11-month-old baby girl had multiple brusies around the shoulders and head. She was taken to Mercy Health Hackley Hospital for treatment before being transferred to Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids because of the severity of her condition.

The suspect’s husband, the father of the child, was also injured. Police say the suspect stabbed him in the back because of a disagreement in the home. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries that are not considered life-threatening.

Police did not release the suspect’s name, as she had not yet been arraigned.

The 39-year-old woman faces multiple charges including felonious assault, first degree child abuse, and resisting and opposing police officers.