Wallasey mum held over stabbing of 12-year-old sonA MUM was arrested on suspicion of stabbing her 12-year-old son.
The boy was taken to hospital were doctors treated knife wounds to his chest and shoulder.
Police were called to the house on Brentwood Street, Wallasey, at 5.25am yesterday where they arrested his 33-year-old mum.
The boy, whose injuries were said to be “superficial” remained in hospital overnight.
The woman was taken in for questioning on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and was still in police custody last night.
Neighbours on the small terraced street confirmed there had been an incident during the early hours but refused to discuss what had happened in any detail.
Police last night confirmed a knife attack had occured.
Insp Steve Kavanagh of Merseyside Police confirmed that a 12-year-old boy was stabbed and that his mother has been arrested.
He added: “He has a 5cm gash to his shoulder and no other injuries.
“They are not thought to be life threatening.” THE ECHO