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Woman suffers serious injuries in Scarborough stabbing

Last Updated Oct 11, 2018 at 5:50 am EDT

Toronto police searching for a man in his 70s after a woman in her 50s was stabbed in Scarborough. CITYNEWS/David Misener

A man believed to be in his 70s is in police custody after a stabbing in Scarborough left one woman with serious injuries.

Police were called to a building on Greencrest Circuit in the area of Markham Road and Lawrence Avenue just after 7 p.m.

Investigators say a woman in her 50s was stabbed in the torso.

She was transported to a trauma centre suffering from serious, possibly life-threatening injuries.

There has been no word on charges.

According to police, the victim and the suspect knew each other.