NEWARK - Police say a man is in custody after stabbing his girlfriend in Newark.

It occurred early Saturday morning at a home on Jackson Street.

Police say Oscar Jaramillo, 50, slashed his girlfriend's throat before proceeding to cut himself. 

The woman was found bleeding severely and was rushed to the hospital, where she remains in stable condition.

Police say Jaramillo threatened to jump off the third-floor balcony, but was arrested when officers got him to surrender.