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Police: Woman in critical condition after being stabbed by son at Ohio home

NEWARK — A 49-year-old woman is in critical condition after allegedly being stabbed by her son in Newark.

On Saturday at 4:42 p.m., Newark police were called to a home in the 300 block of Woods Avene on a report of a woman stabbed, according to the Newark Division of Police.

Police said the suspect, the 24-year-old son of the victim, had fled the scene.

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The suspect was located in the area where he fled from officers on foot briefly, the police department said.

The woman was transported by helicopter to a Columbus area hospital in critical condition.

Detectives will be presenting the case to the Licking County Prosecutor’s Office for a charge of attempted murder, the police department said.

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