A woman was stabbed and her 4-month-old grandchild abducted about 2:45 a.m. today at 91st and Conser streets in Overland Park.
The infant was found a short time later in a trash bin near the grandmother's apartment.
She told police she did not know the intruder, who was described as a Hispanic, heavy-set man with dark hair. Police did not have a clothing description or direction of travel.
The grandmother and the infant were taken to a hospital. Police said the woman suffered serious stab wounds and the infant only minor injuries.
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Police said they were unaware of the motive for the attack.