A Guelph man has been charged with attempted murder after repeatedly stabbing a woman in their home Monday afternoon, police say.

Guelph Police said they arrived at the house on Plymouth Court just before 4:30 p.m. to find the 52-year-old woman in serious medical distress.

She was taken to Guelph General Hospital, then airlifed to Hamilton General Hospital, where she is now recovering from multiple stab wounds.

A 21-year-old man was arrested and Tuesday morning was charged with attempted murder.

Police say the two live together and the man will appear in Guelph Provincial Court on July 16