Man arrested following stabbing in Bas-Caraquet

Police say a Bas-Caraquet man has been arrested after a stabbing at a residence in Bas-Caraquet.

Officers responded around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a woman being assaulted at the residence on Rue Saint-Paul.

When they arrived, they found a 45-year-old woman with what appeared to be stab wounds and she was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

RCMP say they located a 49-year-old man behind the residence and after placing him under arrest, he was also taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The New Brunswick RCMP's Major Crime Unit is still investigating the incident.