Police in Cape Breton have charged a suspect in connection with a stabbing that sent a man to hospital.

The Glace Bay man faces charges of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

The 30-year-old was arrested yesterday after police responded to reports of a disturbance on Seaview Street.

When officers arrived on the scene, they learned that a 46-year-old man was already in hospital with non-life-threatening stab wounds.

A weapon was seized.

Police say both the accused and the victim know each other.