A Freeport man was arrested Sunday and charged with stabbing his girlfriend, who took a taxi to her mother's house in Roosevelt before realizing she was wounded, Nassau County police said.

Rolando Dubon, 31, of 112 Front St. was arraigned Monday in First District Court in Hempstead on a charge of attempted murder in the second degree.

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Court records show Judge Gary Knobel set bail at $500,000 bond or $250,000 cash and adjourned the case to May 30..

Dubon stabbed his 34-year-old girlfriend in the chest with a steak knife during a dispute at his house about 12 p.m. Friday and she then took a taxi to her mother's house, police said. "The victim realized she had been stabbed and was transported to an area hospital where she underwent emergency surgery for treatment of a punctured colon and punctured diaphragm," police said in a statement.

Police found Dubon in Brentwood on Sunday afternoon and arrested him without incident.

Police did not reveal the nature of the dispute.