PHOENIX — 27-year-old Brenda Villela has been arrested, accused of stabbing her mother in Phoenix Wednesday.
According to police, Villela's mother was driving near 7th Avenue and Broadway Road when Villela allegedly stabbed her multiple times.
The vehicle then crashed and Villela ran away on foot.
Villela's mother was hospitalized in critical condition, though police say she is now stable.
Police have not released what led up to the stabbing or a motive.
Police released information and a photo of Villela Thursday saying that she was wanted. They announced Friday that she has now been taken into custody and faces one count of attempted homicide, two counts of aggravated assault, one count of burglary, endangerment, and criminal damage.