LEWISTON — Police say a Lewiston woman has been taken to a hospital after she was attacked by a knife-wielding man in her own apartment.

A suspect was taken into custody shortly after the attack was reported just after midnight Thursday.

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The victim was taken to Central Maine Medical Center with what were described as minor lacerations.

The suspect was caught about a mile away by police who had a description of him.

Police say early reports were that the victim had recently taken out a restraining order against the man.

No names were released.