A Battle Creek woman is in the hospital in serious condition after a stabbing Wednesday morning.

Around 5 A.M. May 11, Battle Creek Police Officers responded to the 400 block of Capital Avenue NE on reports of a stabbing.  At the scene, they found a 36-year-old woman suffering from stab wounds to the neck.

The suspect, a 49-year-old man, had fled the scene but was found and arrested on an attempted murder charge.

The victim was transported to a Kalamazoo hospital for treatment, and is listed in serious but stable condition.