Mother Accused of Attacking 9-Year-Old Daughter With Electric Hedge Clippers

September 27, 2013 Updated Jul 10, 2013 at 1:13 PM EDT

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Mother Accused of Attacking 9-Year-Old Daughter With Electric Hedge Clippers

September 27, 2013 Updated Jul 10, 2013 at 1:13 PM EDT

A shocking story from Massachusetts this week.

According to a report from the Boston Globe, a 39-year-old Massachusetts woman was arrested Monday morning and charged with attempted murder and other charges for allegedly attacking her 9-year-old daughter with electric hedge clippers.

Police said the girl's father was able to stop the attack, according to the Boston Globe report. The girl suffered serious injuries, but police said they were not life-threatening, according to the Boston Globe report.

Read the report from the Boston Globe by clicking HERE.