Man accused of stabbing child, 3, in neck at Houston playground

A man is accused of stabbing a 3-year-old boy in the neck at a playground in northeast Houston.

Jose Guillermo Molina, 21, is charged with injury to a child.

Houston police said the child was at a playground at an apartment complex in the 200 block of West Little York on April 22, when Molina walked up to him and stabbed him in the back of his neck.

Officials said the boy's mother confronted Molina. He then took the knife and walked across the street.

Police said Molina was later arrested.

The victim was rushed to Memorial Hermann Hospital in stable condition. His injuries were said to be non-life threatening.

According to police, Molina is a neighbor of the family. 

Investigators are still trying to determine the motive for the stabbing.

Molina is being held in the Harris County Jail on no bond.

This story courtesy our sister station, KPRC.