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Police: Child calls 911 after witnessing stabbing

Updated: 01/23/2014 10:32 AM
Created: 01/23/2014 6:57 AM WHEC.com

A 10-year-old girl called 911 Wednesday night after police say she witnessed her stepfather stab her mother.

Rochester Police were called to a home on Norton Street around 9: 24 p.m. Wednesday. When officers arrived, they found 25-year-old Tamika Holley with a stab wound to her abdomen. She was taken to the hospital with what police are calling a non-life threatening injury.

Investigators arrested 30-year-old Kelvin Stanford and charged him with second-degree assault.

The 10-year-old girl is currently in the care of another family member.



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