Reports on Saturday evening said a man in Meniko village in the Nicosia district had attempted to murder his father with a knife.
Preliminary information said the incident happened just before 6.30pm at the family home. Police had cordoned off the scene, reports said, but no further information was available.
Sigmalive said the father had sustained three stab wounds and was taken to Nicosia General Hospital where he is said to be in serious condition. The son was arrested.