NEWARK — Three nurses were stabbed at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Friday morning during a visit with a patient.

Newark police said a female was visiting a patient in the pediatric intensive care unit around 7:10 a.m. when she got into a fight with the nurses and used a "cutting implement" on the nurses.

The woman, whose identity was not disclosed, was taken into custody by police, assisted by hospital security.

The nurses are in stable condition, according to police.

The hospital said no patients or visitors were injured in the incident.

The fight was triggered by a domestic dispute, according to the hospital.

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