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Woman stabbed in domestic dispute in Scarborough

Last Updated Oct 10, 2019 at 4:33 pm EDT

A 22-year-old woman is in hospital after being stabbed in Scarborough in an apparent domestic dispute.

Emergency crews were called to the scene at a home on Birkdale Road, in the Midland Avenue and Lawrence Avenue East area, just after 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

Police said the woman was stabbed multiple times and she was transported to hospital in life-threatening condition. Later in the day, police said her condition had stabilized.

According to detectives at the scene, the victim and suspect are brother and sister.

Police said the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle before officers arrived.

No description has been released of the vehicle but police know who they are looking for.