A woman's been the victim of a horrific domestic violence incident at Lambton.
A man's accused of choking the 24 year old, before stabbing her several times in the chest and neck with a pair of scissors at a home in Young Road at about 9pm last night.
She was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to John Hunter Hospital, where she remains in a stable condition.
The 23 year old man was arrested and charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, reckless wounding and choke person intend to commit indictable offence.
He's been refused bail to face Newcastle Local Court today.
Police say the pair are known to each other.