A woman is charged after a man was stabbed in the neck during what the RCMP calls a domestic dispute in central Newfoundland Friday night.

Police said Nicole Higgins, 24, of Grand Falls-Windsor, appeared in court briefly Monday morning and was charged with aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

Higgins has been released to appear at a later date.

She was arrested Friday night after police responded to a report of a stabbing in the town.

A 31-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious neck injuries. Police said he was treated and released.