WORCESTER (WHDH) - Police are investigating after a man reportedly stabbed his mother in Worcester on Thursday.
Just before 2 a.m., police responded to a Terrace Drive home for a reported stabbing.
When officers arrived they were met at the door by a 30-year-old man. The man directed officers to a 52-year-old woman suffering from a stab wound to her lower back.
The woman was sitting on the kitchen floor holding a towel over her wound. She told officers she was stabbed by her son, the man who had answered the door. She said her son had a friend at the house earlier in the night and they had been drinking. When the friend left the home, the mother and son got into a fight.
According to police, the son was holding a knife and swinging it around. The woman started to leave the room and then felt a sharp pain in her back. She was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The son was placed under arrested and was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery and armed assault to murder.
He will be arraigned Thursday in Worcester.
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