A woman was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, following a stabbing at a Seaford home.
The 48-year old woman was arrested after police were called by the ambulance service to the address in Firle Close, Seaford just after 11pm on Saturday December 15.
A 57-year old man was taken from the address to the Royal Sussex County Hospital with a stab wound to the back.
His condition is currently assessed as serious but stable and not life threatening. The woman was not injured
The couple are known to each other and live at the same address.
On Sunday evening (December 16), the woman was formally released from police custody for the time being, but was taken to secure hospital accommodation for assessment over the coming weeks.