Stabbing Investigation

SARASOTA, Fla. -- 3:30 p.m. -- June 26, 2015

Shortly before 12:30 p.m. today, Sarasota Police Officers responded to the 2100 block of Leon Avenue for a report of a stabbing.

Shortly after Officers arrived, a 6-year-old girl was taken to an area hospital with injuries.  The victim is currently in critical but stable condition.  The victim’s name is being withheld at this time.

A suspect is in custody.  Ashley Parker has been charged with attempted murder.  A previous booking photo is below.  Parker is the mother of the 6-year-old child.

This remains an active and ongoing investigation.