Man Stabs Woman, Teenage Boy in West Philadelphia House

A man was arrested in West Philadelphia Sunday afternoon after police say he stabbed a woman and a child inside a house.

Police responded to the house, on Fallon Street near Parrish in the Mill Creek neighborhood, just before 1:30 p.m. Inside, they found a 44-year-old woman suffering from a stab wound to her left thigh and a 13-year-old boy suffering from three stab wounds to his arms.

Both of the victims were in stable condition and were being taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Police said officers arrested a man at the scene and recovered a weapon believed to have been used in the stabbings. Preliminary information indicated that the man arrested is the husband of the woman and the father of the child who were stabbed.

It's unclear what led to the stabbing.

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