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Woman arrested for stabbing her 8-year old daughter

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. Police say a woman suspected of having a mental issue stabbed her 8-year old daughter at their apartment off Broadway and 20th street Friday.

Lola Conner arrested for stabbing her 8-year old daughter several times.

“The neighbors had to get violent with her, hit her with a broom to get her to stop what she was doing ,” said one man living in the area.

Neighbors know Conner very well saying they've had numerous issues with her trying to harm others and have had to call 911 for help.

They also told us she went for medical help the night before she attacked her little girl.

“They picked her up last night at 10:30 and this morning she was back home,” said a neighbor.

Police couldn't confirm that she went to the hospital last night but two independent sources tell WREG, repeated attempts to help Conner haven’t worked.

Conner has other children.  They're in state custody right now and when the daughter gets out of the hospital she will be as well.

WREG will keep looking into the claims that help for her just came too late.