Grand Junction Police say a woman in her 50's is recovering after being stabbed in the head and neck.
The woman was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Sargent Norcross tells us that police and fire crews were called to the scene at Glenwood Avenue near 17th Street around 7 p.m. on Tuesday night.
When law enforcement arrived, they found a woman bleeding heavily from her head. She indicated she had been stabbed.
Police say they tracked down the suspect to the area near 16th St. and North Ave, where they found the woman's husband, Jesus Villarruel, with bloody clothing.
According to police, a witness at the scene indicated Villarruel was involved in the assault on his wife.
Police arrested the 40 year-old, who was booked into the Mesa County Jail on first-degree assault charges.
The apartment where the stabbing occurred is closed off at this time and law enforcement is still collecting evidence.
We'll continue to keep you updated on any developments we receive into our newsroom.