BOSTON (WHDH) - An 84-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing in East Boston on Friday afternoon, officials announced.

Officers responding to a reported stabbing on Brandywine Drive around 3 p.m. found a woman suffering from a stab wound to the neck. She was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A man, whose name was not released, was later arrested on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery on a disabled person with injury, armed assault in a dwelling, and assault to murder.

He is expected to be arraigned in East Boston District Court.

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