MADISON, Wis. -

A woman suffered a knife wound to the face while trying to break up a fight at a house party on Madison’s north side, according to a release from police.

Officers said the 27-year-old woman was injured when the fight broke out at a home in the 2000 block of Northport Drive early Thursday morning. She needed stitches to close a cut lip, but was not seriously injured.

Godfrey L. Bradshaw Jr., 31, of Madison, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree reckless endangerment.