GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- Authorities said a Grand Island woman has been referred for attempted first-degree murder after reportedly asking a medical center for help on hurting her child. 

The Grand Island Police department said they responded to a welfare check for a juvenile Friday night around 8:22. 

GIPD said they spoke with the mother of the three-month-old, who called a local medical center asking for help on how to hurt her baby. 

Authorities said that the woman reported wanting to choke her baby. 

Officials reported seeing a red mark on the baby's neck. 

GIPD said the woman told them she is still having thoughts about hurting her baby. 

The baby was placed into a 48 hour hold, according to police. 

Officials have referred the woman for criminal attempt of first-degree murder. 

GIPD said an arrest warrant has been requested as well.