BELLS, TX -- Authorities say a 12-year-old boy stabbed a woman Tuesday night because he was trying to protect his mother.
The Grayson County Sheriff's Office tells us they got a call just after 9, that a woman from Colorado had been stabbed at a home in Bells.
They say she was fighting with the boy's mother when he stabbed her with a pocket knife multiple times.
"We're looking at several different aspects of this as to actually who was assaulted first between the two females. One was intoxicated and we understand the other one may have had some drug activity in the house," said Lieutenant Rickey Wheeler.
The woman is being treated at TMC. She is expected to be okay.
Authorities say no arrests have been made, but the case remains under investigation.
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Whitewright police, Bells police, Grayson County Sheriff's Office are all on the scene of a stabbing.
The sheriff's office confirms a woman was stabbed in the leg by a juvenile near Bells Tuesday night. The call went out around 9:20 to a house north of Savage road on Highway 69.
Investigators said the woman was taken to TMC, she's expected to be ok.