Attempted murder charges laid after baby stabbed

Steven Deare |

A Qld woman’s been charged with attempted murder after a baby was found with a stab wound.
A Qld woman’s been charged with attempted murder after a baby was found with a stab wound.

A woman has been charged with attempted murder after a three-month-old child was stabbed in the Ipswich area in Queensland.

Police were called to a house in Ripley on Saturday at 5.30am and found the baby with a stab wound to the abdomen. 

Officers gave first aid to the infant, who was taken to hospital in a critical condition. 

Attempted murder charges have been laid against a 26-year-old woman who lives at the house with the child.

She is being held in custody and is due to appear at Ipswich Magistrates Court on Monday.

Police have declared a crime scene at the house and are continuing to investigate.

AAP