Atlanta child accidentally stabbed in face; parents charged - CBS46 News

Atlanta child accidentally stabbed in face; parents charged

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ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -

A baby is in the hospital after police say the parents accidentally stabbed the child in the face.

The incident happened on Sims Avenue around 3:45 a.m. Thursday.

Authorities say the mother was holding the 1-year-old child when she and the father began fighting.

During the fight, the child was hit in the face with a sharp object. The child was taken to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.

Police charged the parents with child cruelty and aggravated assault.

The baby is with the grandmother.

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