WHEATON, Md. (WJZ) — A 28-year-old Montgomery County woman was charged in the attempted murder of her three-year-old daughter over the weekend.

Anne Catherine Akers of the 13000 block of Hathaway Drive in the Wheaton-Glenmont area was charged with one count of attempted second-degree murder, one count of first-degree assault, and one count of first-degree child abuse.

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Anne Catherine Akers. Credit: Montgomery County Police

According to Montgomery County police, their 911 call center received a call around 10:50 a.m. Saturday from Akers’ relative saying when he arrived at her home he saw blood on the floor. He said he left immediately and called 911.

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When officers arrived, they saw blood and a pair of scissors on the floor. They found Akers suffering from a laceration to her neck and then found her three-year-old daughter wrapped in a blanket. The little girl also had life-threatening injuries to her neck.

They were both rushed to area hospitals for treatment. Officers immediate life-saving measures saved the little girl, according to doctors.

Akers is being held without bond at the Central Processing Unit. She will have bond review Monday at 1:00 p.m. at the Rockville District Court.

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CBS Baltimore Staff