Father in custody after stabbing woman, taking child in Oakland Park

OAKLAND PARK, FLA. (WSVN) - A woman watching a 2-year-old child was stabbed, deputies said, by the girl’s father in Oakland Park.

According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, the 2-year-old’s aunt was stabbed near Northeast First Avenue and 40th Street, sometime early Monday afternoon.

Deputies said the girl’s father stabbed the aunt and then took the child.

A short time later, just before 1 p.m., police apprehended the man and recovered the child, who is said to be OK.

The victim has been transported to a nearby hospital.

BSO detectives continue to investigate what motivated the stabbing.

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