COLUMBUS, Neb. -- A man is in custody in connection to a stabbing that happened early Tuesday morning. 

The Columbus Police Department has arrested 36-year-old Garland Northrop for second-degree domestic assault in this incident. 

The CPD responded to a stabbing report responded to the area of 7th St. and 30 Ave. around 5:20 a.m.

When officers arrived, they said they had contact with a 38-year-old female who had been stabbed in the leg. 

According to the police department, the victim was able to identify the suspect, Northrop, who had left the scene. 

It was reported that officers from the CPD were able to find the Northrop walking in the area of the incident, and he was taken into custody. 

The 38-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital where she is being treated for her injuries. 

At this time the incident is under investigation and there is no further danger to the public. 

Northrop is currently being housed at the Platte County Detention Facility.