Police: Mother, daughter stabbed multiple times in Westchester County

NEW ROCHELLE, New York (WABC) -- A mother and daughter are fighting for their lives after they were stabbed multiple times in Westchester County Wednesday.

The incident happened at a private residence on Bellview Place in New Rochelle.

Police responded just before 2 p.m. and discovered the adult daughter outside of the house on the porch. She had been stabbed multiple times.

Inside the home, police say, her mother was stabbed multiple times in the kitchen area.

An adult male suspect was arrested nearby, and a knife was recovered, according to police.

Police confirm the victims knew their attacker and that it was domestic in nature. The male suspect at one point lived in their home, but his relation to the two women is not yet immediately known.

The mother and daughter were transported to the hospital in unknown condition.

The incident remains under active investigation, and further details will be provided once available.

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