Shocking moment Russian mother holds a knife to her terrified three-year-old daughter’s throat and tells her boyfriend to ‘defend the girl’
- Woman can be seen holding a knife to her young daughter’s throat in Klin, Russia
- She was arguing with her boyfriend when she held knife to three-year-old’s neck
- Her boyfriend started filming what she was doing and posted the footage online
A mother held a knife to the throat of her three-year-old daughter while having an argument with her boyfriend.
The unnamed woman walked near her apartment block with her two little daughters and her partner in the town of Klin in western Russia’s Moscow Oblast region.
Witnesses said that the woman appeared to be drunk and started quarrelling with her boyfriend.
As the argument escalated, she grabbed a knife and put it to her three-year-old daughter’s throat.
Holding the child at knifepoint, the woman demanded that her partner ‘defend the girl’ from her, their neighbours said.
The woman was seen brandishing a knife and holding it to her three-year-old daughter’s throat during an argument with her boyfriend
The woman’s boyfriend filmed her holding the weapon to her child’s throat during the confrontation in the town of Klin, Russia
The man started filming what was happening on his smartphone.
He later posted the footage on social media showing his partner holding her younger daughter at knifepoint.
The shocked man can be heard saying: ‘She [the mother] is threatening the child with a knife’.
And the woman shouted to the camera: ‘Why are you running away? You should defend the child and not run away.’
Next footage showed the furious woman turning to a random car and hitting it hard with her right hand while still holding the knife.
The little girls, who are apparently scared by their mother’s behaviour, were clearly on the verge of bursting into tears.
Resident Marina, who witnessed the incident said: ‘She [the mother] pulled out a knife from her handbag and took her own daughter at knifepoint.
‘The man started filming her on his smartphone. It was obvious that he feared to approach her.’
In footage posted on social media, the woman stared at the camera as she held a blade to the youngster’s throat
The mother could be seen holding what looked like a kitchen knife in her right hand and her daughter’s head in her left
Neighbour Ekaterina said: ‘The mother finally put the knife in her handbag and rushed to her boyfriend striking him with fists.’
Olga who knows the family said: ‘She [the mother] is drinking a lot and her behaviour is aggressive.’
Police already found the woman and were interrogating her on Thursday. She could be held responsible for her actions.
Investigative Committee spokeswoman Olga Vradiy said: ‘The police are investigating the incident.’
Reports say that the boyfriend who witnessed the incident is an illegal labour migrant from Tajikistan.
He reportedly escaped moments before the police raided his partner’s flat. It is not known so far if he is the father of the children.