Olathe police investigating attempted homicide of 3 children

Posted at 10:38 PM, Feb 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-19 23:38:29-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Olathe police are investigating the attempted homicide of three children.

Police were called to the 1700 block of North Lennox Street just after 7 p.m. Monday.

The children's mother told police they ingested something meant to harm them. All three were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and were in serious condition as of Monday evening.

Officials did not say what the substance was or how the children came to ingest it.

Anyone with any information on this incident is encouraged to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-7500 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.