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CANTON, Ohio — Authorities are investigating after a woman allegedly slashed her own daughter’s throats before trying to harm herself late Monday night.

It happened around 9 p.m. in the 1400 block of Miami Court NE.

Police say they received a phone call from a woman who said she had attacked her children and cut her own wrists. Listen to the 911 audio of the mother’s call below:

First responders say the children — ages 7 and 10 — were found with cuts on their throats that do not appear to be life-threatening.

The mother, identified as Nicole James-Auman, 31, was found with “superficial cuts” to her wrists, according to investigators.

The weapon was believed to be a box cutter.

Authorities had to force entry when they arrived to the home.

Police say she would not speak to officers Tuesday night.


Article and First and Second Video Courtesy of WKYC Channel 3 News Cleveland

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