Cops: Mother stabbed in front of newborn by boyfriend

Police are holding Carmelo Robledo, 26, in custody for the alleged stabbing of his girlfriend in front of their daughter Saturday afternoon.

Witnesses say the mother left the 2-month-old with her grandmother on Saturday to get groceries nearby and returned bleeding from stab wounds.

Neighbors say the two had a volatile relationship.

Police say Robledo is being charged with assault and attempted murder.

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