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.
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