A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of his own mother.
The 42-year-old woman was stabbed multiple times in her back, neck and shoulder in the attack at a house in Woking, Surrey on Friday (4 November) morning.
The victim managed to stagger from her home to a house three doors away, where a neighbour raised the alarm.
An air ambulance, paramedics and police arrived at the address in Barrens Close. The teenager was arrested at the scene.
The woman was rushed to St. George's Hospital in Tooting, London, where she was treated for serious injuries. She was still in hospital on Saturday in a serious, but stable condition Mail Online reports.
A spokesman for Surrey Police said: "Officers attended Barrens Close in Woking at around 9.35am yesterday following concerns for the safety of a woman at an address.
"On police arrival a woman believed to be aged in her 40s, was found with multiple stab wounds to her back. She was taken to St. George's Hospital in a serious condition. A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the incident and is currently in police custody."