Police have released a statement saying that a toddler has been taken to the hospital after she was stabbed by her mom Monday afternoon.
According to police in Greenville, North Carolina, Cierra Dyer (21-year-old mother) was fighting with a relative over custody of the child.
Police arrived on the scene and stated that an officer witnessed the mother stabbing the 1-year-old in her back.
Dyer was taken immediately into custody
She was charged with attempted murder as well as felony child abuse.
The toddler should make a complete recovery.
Dyer is being held in Pitt County Jail for a $1.5million bond.