Yarmouth Police responded to a domestic violence incident Sunday afternoon.
Officers were dispatched at approximately 1:45 to a home on Seaview Avenue in South Yarmouth.
Upon arrival, police were able to locate the victim who was severely injured; Yarmouth Fire-Rescue evaluated the individual and took her to Cape Cod Hospital.
The suspect was hiding inside the home and was armed.
The Cape Cod Regional SWAT Unit was called in to assist K-9 officers at the scene, and eventually located the suspect in a bedroom suffering from an apparent drug overdose.
Police arrested the man, who was out on probation and has 25 prior charges in the state; he was taken to Cape Cod Hospital for treatment.
Because of Massachusetts Domestic Violence Laws, the police are not allowed to provide any additional details regarding the name of the suspect or the charges.