INGLESIDE, Ill. — A woman is in custody after a mother was stabbed while walking with her young child Monday evening at the Grant Woods Forest Preserve, police said.
At around 5 p.m., authorities were called to the forest preserve on the report of a stabbing.
Police said the woman was attacked by a stranger and suffered several stab wounds.
A good Samaritan reportedly helped and called 911.
Police said she was transported to the Condell Hospital in serious condition, but injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.
The child was reportedly not injured.
A person of interest is in custody, police said. Sources tell WGN the person of interest is a woman who did not know the victim.