A 26-year-old man has been charged after allegedly stabbing his 51-year-old male partner in Nain Wednesday.
RCMP responded to the scene about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday.
An investigation revealed the victim had been assaulted and stabbed by the accused while at their residence in the community.
The accused was held in custody overnight and was expected to have a bail hearing in court today.
The victim was treated at the local medical clinic for non-life threatening injuries and later released.
Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the incident.