Crime

Police say Lexington teen stabbed his mother in the neck

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the stabbing of his mother Sunday, Lexington police said.

About 9 p.m., police received a report that a teenager had stabbed his mother in the neck at a home on Chelsea Woods Court, police said.

Officers arrested the juvenile and found the victim inside. She suffered multiple stab wounds to the neck and collarbone and was bleeding profusely, police said.

The victim was taken to a Lexington hospital, where police said she was in stable condition. Her injuries weren’t considered life-threatening.

Police didn’t release the name of the woman or her son, who was charged with first-degree assault.

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