A man faces charges after what police describe as a violent domestic disturbance in the downtown core. 

Officers from 51 Division say they were called to a residence on Maitland Street, near Jarvis Street, at about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. 

They say a woman in her 50s had been stabbed and was taken to hospital. Her partner, a man in his 50s, was arrested.

Charges are pending. The woman's injuries are not considered life-threatening.