According to CBS Baltimore (April 25, 2012), police say the mother was at a social services visit in East Baltimore Tuesday morning when she suddenly became irate, pulled out a long kitchen knife, and stabbed her infant daughter in the neck and upper body.
The 8-month-old baby is now listed in stable condition and the mother is in custody. Social Services Department spokesman Det. Donny Moses says the woman will likely be given a mental health evaluation.
Detectives and child abuse investigators are continuing to investigate.
According to CBS Baltimore, although anyone the building is required to show ID, pass through a metal detector and have their bags searched by security, police say the suspect had the knife in her bag and no identification.
The union representing the building workers told the station they have repeatedly complained about lax security.