ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stabbing his mother and father in Alexandria, Fairfax County police say. 

Officers were called to the 6000 block of Sweet Pea Court around 7 a.m. Tuesday for the report of a stabbing. Police arrived to find the couple suffering from multiple stab wounds. 

The 64-year-old man and 54-year-old woman were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police say the suspect is the couple's son, who has not yet been identified.

This is a developing story.