Brantford man in serious condition after stabbing in downtown Hamilton

A woman is in police custody and faces charges of aggravated assault, police say.

The two people knew each other, police say

A man is in serious condition after suffering stab wounds at an apartment downtown Hamilton. (David Ritchie)

A man is in serious condition after being stabbed in an apartment downtown Hamilton early this morning. 

At around 1:20 a.m on Wednesday, Hamilton police were called to an altercation at 20 Rebecca St. 

Police say a Brantford man, 35, had been stabbed in the chest. He was rushed to hospital and police say he remains in serious condition.

A Hamilton woman, 32, has been arrested and is in police custody. Police say she faces charges of aggravated assault. She is expected to appear in court today. 

The two people knew each other before the altercation, police say. 

The investigation is ongoing. Police ask that anyone with information contact them or Crime Stoppers.