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An 18-year-old man was stabbed in the head in Winnipeg and a woman is in police custody.

It happened at about 12 a.m. Monday in a house on the 1800 block of Midmar Avenue in the city's Brooklands area.

According to police, a 32-year-old woman went to the home, where several people had gathered. She asked the man for some help at a different, nearby location. But once he got there, he was attacked, police said.

The woman then ran from the area but was found a short time later hiding in the 100 block of Willowbank Street.

She has been charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon and failure to comply with court orders. She has been detained in custody.

The man is in stable condition in hospital.