Texas Girl, 11, Arrested After Sleeping Woman Stabbed

DALLAS (January 5, 2014) An 11-year-old girl was taken into juvenile custody a woman who was sleeping in the family’s home in Dallas was stabbed nine times, police said.

The attack Saturday involved family violence, police spokeswoman Monica Cordova said, but authorities declined to disclose the relationship between the girl and the 41-year-old woman who was stabbed following an argument.

The victim was taken to Methodist Dallas Medical Center and was in stable condition.

Investigators say the girl used a knife from the kitchen

She faces charges of family violence aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, authorities said.