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Police arrested a man after his wife was found repeatedly stabbed in Venice on Friday night, officials said.

Police detained a man after his wife was found suffering from multiple stab wounds in Venice on Oct. 4, 2019. (Credit: Courtesy)

Police detained a man after his wife was found suffering from multiple stab wounds in Venice on Oct. 4, 2019. (Credit: Courtesy)

The attack was first reported about 6:10 p.m. in the 00 block of 27th Avenue, just south of Pacific Avenue, according to Los Angeles Police Department Officer Tony Im.

A 48-year-old woman was found suffering from multiple stab wounds, the officer said. She was taken to a hospital. An update on her condition was not available.

A man, described by police as the woman's husband, was detained in the area. He was ultimately arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, Im said.

Witnesses told KTLA they could hear the woman screaming for help around the time of the stabbing.

Police detained a man after his wife was found suffering from multiple stab wounds in Venice on Oct. 4, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

Police detained a man after his wife was found suffering from multiple stab wounds in Venice on Oct. 4, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

No further details were available.

KTLA's Matt Phillips contributed to this report. 

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