A strange case out of Kenner, as police say a a child was put in the middle of a fight. Kenner Police are reporting that the girl is in stable condition after her mother cut her multiple times on the back and ankles.

The arrest report shows that her mother, Kenisha Caples, attacked her father, Maurice Sparkman, with a knife when he picked up the little girl and used her as a shield.

Her back was gashed and both of her ankles were cut resulting in her needing 22 staples in her back and 11 stitches on her ankles.

Caples was booked with two counts of aggravated battery and second-degree cruelty to a juvenile, and Sparkman with a charge of second degree cruelty to a juvenile and domestic abuse battery.