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* Union City Woman Detained After Allegedly Attacking Her Husband and Daughters with a Knife

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A Union City woman was taken into custody Thursday night after she attacked her husband with a knife and then cut her two young daughters while he was being treated, police said today.  The woman, whose name is not being released, got in an argument with her husband at about 2 p.m. Thursday, according to Union City police. She allegedly attacked him with a knife and cut his arm.  The husband, whose name is being withheld at his request, went to a local hospital for treatment and did not call the police.  When he returned, he found that his 7-year-old and 10-month-old daughters had been cut. He called police, and when officers arrived, they found his wife sitting on the porch and looking distraught, according to Union City police. The girls were taken to Children’s Hospital in Oakland, police said. The 7-year-old is stable, but the 10-month-old needed surgery. Her condition was not immediately available.   The mother was taken to a local hospital for evaluation. Police said they are still investigating the case and considering various criminal charges. Copyright © 2009 by Bay City News, Inc. — Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.

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