A 13-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday afternoon in a stabbing attack on a female family member, according to Garden Grove police. The woman, 30, is in critical condition at an area hospital.
Officers rendered first aid, and Garden Grove Fire Department paramedics treated the woman before she was transported to the hospital. According to Lt. Carl Whitney, she identified the teenage relative as her assailant.
A search of the area turned up the suspect at a nearby shopping center, where he was taken into custody without incident. During the search, Gilbert Street was closed to traffic for several hours.
GGPD detectives are continuing their investigation of the crime.
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