Mother Stabs Babysitter in East County: SDSO

The alleged attack happened Friday morning on Bates Lane in unincorporated El Cajon

A mother was arrested in San Diego's East County Friday after she allegedly stabbed a babysitter, officials said.

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department (SDSO) said the suspect allegedly stabbed the sitter just before 9:10 a.m. in the 1200 block of Bates Lane in unincorporated El Cajon.

As of 11 a.m., deputies were at the scene collecting evidence and searching for the suspect.

By 3:40 p.m., officials confirmed the mother had been arrested. The babysitter suffered only a minor injury, deputies said.

The motive for the attack is unknown. No further details were released.

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