Syracuse mother stabs 2-year-old child, attempts to run over childâ??s father with car

A Syracuse woman is accused of stabbing her 2-year-old child amid an argument with the childâ??s father Tuesday night during which she allegedly tried hit the childâ??s father with a car and drove into a house before speeding off.

Krystal Thomas, 23, allegedly got into an argument with her babyâ??s father, Ron Craven, who says he then left the house to let her calm down. He told police that when he returned around 10:15 p.m., he found Thomas with a knife in her hand and acting very unusual.

The two argued again and the fight moved outside where police say Thomas got in to a 1998 Buick Century and attempted to run Craven over with the car.

Police say that while Thomas was trying to run over Craven, she hit the front porch of the 425 Westmoreland Avenue residence, hit a parked car, and then sped off.

Police say Craven then went inside and found Thomas had stabbed their 2-year-old son near his groin area.

The child was taken to Upstate University Hospital with a non life threatening injury.

Police say they send a statewide police lookout alert for Thomas and the car. Around 3:30 a.m, deputies in Wayne County stopped and detained Thomas near Palmyra. Syracuse Police responded to Wayne County and took Thomas in to custody.

Thomas is charged with attempted assault, assault, reckless endangerment, and criminal possession of a weapon. She is being held in the Onondaga County Justice Center pending arraignment in Syracuse City Court on Thursday.