North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP are investigating a serious assault that took place Friday morning.
Police were called to a home in the Stoltz Road area of North Cowichan, where they arrested a suspect at the scene, who is currently in custody at the detachment.
The victim was air lifted to Victoria General Hospital for treatment for her injuries.
The suspect and victim are both adults and are known to each other, police said, but are believed to be in a domestic relationship.
"There is no concern for public safety," said Cpl. Krista Hobday in a news release.