Police say the five year old girl was running with the knife just after 10:00 p.m. on Friday inside her family's apartment when she bumped into a wall. She suffered a stab wound to her chest.
The accident happened at an apartment building on Holland Avenue in the Bronxdale section
The little girl is being treated at Jacobi Hospital, where police say she remained in critical condition.
No criminal charges are expected in the case.
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