3 infants among 5 people stabbed at daycare in NYC

Police gather outside a daycare centre at a private home after a stabbing in the Queens borough of New

Police gather outside a daycare centre at a private home after a stabbing in the Queens borough of New

Five people, including three infants, were stabbed overnight Thursday at an in-home day care center in NY by an employee who then tried to kill herself, police said.

A Queens daycare centre was on lockdown after the woman knifed and slashed at people.

Crews removed four other children from the home for observation.

One of the victims is an infant. One of the infants suffered serious injuries.

A sixth person was found in the basement of the day care center in the Flushing neighborhood.

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CBS New York reports that authorities say the stabbings happened just before 4 a.m. Friday.

A 52-year-old woman who works there as a "babysitter/worker" was arrested after assault which took place in the Queens neighbourhood at around 3:30 am, a police spokesman told AFP. Her relationship with the children wasn't immediately clear.

The two adults were a co-worker at the facility and the father of one of the infants, the officer said.

Officials have not determined a motive, according to WNBC.

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