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Mother charged with attempted murder after her 2 young children were found stabbed: police

The scene of the stabbing in North York on Saturday. Police said the incident occurred inside of an apartment unit.
The scene of the stabbing in North York on Saturday. Police said the incident occurred inside of an apartment unit. Global News

Toronto police say a 36-year-old mother has been charged with attempted murder after her 6 month-old daughter and four-year-old son were seriously injured in a stabbing at an apartment building in North York on Saturday.

Police said they were called to the area of Weston Road and Finch Avenue around 10 a.m.

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Officers said it was initially unclear what type of call officers were dealing with, but when they arrived, they located the two children with serious stab wounds inside an apartment unit.

Both victims were rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries; one victim was undergoing surgery early Saturday afternoon.

Their condition has since improved and are now in stable condition. Both are expected to make a full recovery.

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Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 416-808-2922.

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