JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

A local woman is fighting for her life after police say she was stabbed by a Johnson City man.

Officers tell us they were called out to Whitney Street Monday night and found a woman with a single stab wound to the chest.

She was taken to the Johnson City Medical Center. She is listed in critical condition.

Johnson City police tell News 5 witnessed gave the description of a suspect. Police later arrested 54-year-old Arthur Bass after they found him walking near Boone and West Main Street.

He is charged with aggravated assault. He is being held on a $50,000 bond.