A mother accused of slitting the throats of her two young children before leaving them for dead on a New York City sidewalk has surrendered to police.

Authorities say Shanice Martin’s clothes were soaked in blood when she arrived at the police station two blocks from the scene of the attack on Saturday night in the Bronx

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Miraculously, Martin’s two-year-old daughter and six-year-old son are expected to survive despite having been cut from ear to ear with a razor blade.

The victims were rushed to Lincoln Hospital after witnesses flagged down passing police and Martin walked off.

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Shanice Martin, 24, has been accused of slashing the throats of her two-year-old daughter and six-year-old son on a sidewalk in the Bronx on Saturday

 

‘Go ahead and arrest me,’ the 24-year-old suspect said as she handed over the bloody blade, according to the New York Daily News.

Police sources claimed that Martin was ‘covered in blood’ and ‘made incriminating statements’ about how she harmed her children.

She has been charged with assault, child abandonment, endangering the welfare of a child and weapon possession.

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The mother was scheduled to undergo a psychiatric evaluation on Tuesday.

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Sources say the suspect was covered in blood when she surrendered to police two blocks from the scene of the attack
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The intersection in the Bronx where the attack took place is pictured above. The victims are expected to survive despite having been cut from ear to ear with a razor blade

 

Credits: Daily Mail

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