Woman arrested for stabbing teenage son


A Harrisburg woman is accused of stabbing her 14-year-old son.

Yasiris Morel, 38, is charged with two felony counts of aggravated assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Officers were called to a residence in the MW Smith Homes apartment complex Sunday night for a report of a domestic assault involving a knife. The officers encountered the boy bleeding profusely from his arm and back area, city police said.

The boy told the officers his mother stabbed him. Morel was arrested at the scene without incident.

The teen was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Police said the injuries are not life-threatening.

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