NORWALK - A Norwalk man was arrested for critically injuring his wife by stabbing her in the neck Friday night, police say.

Police say they arrived at 19 Westport Ave. at around midnight and found a woman clinging to life after being stabbed by her husband, who was identified as 30-year-old Lisandro Orias.

According to authorities, Orias stabbed his wife with a kitchen knife and fled the scene before they arrived. The man was later apprehended by police a few blocks away.

Orias is being held on $750,000 bond. His wife remains in serious condition at Norwalk Hospital.