A MAN is in a critical condition after being stabbed in York.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information after a 28-year-old local man suffered serious injuries to his abdomen when he was stabbed on Stuart Road in the Acomb area of York at about 2.10am on Saturday, August 9.

He is being treated at Leeds General Infirmary, where his condition is described as critical but stable.

A 39-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody for questioning.

Officers are currently searching in and around the Stuart Road area to try and recover the weapon used in the incident, which is believed to be a kitchen knife.

Anyone who sees a discarded knife in the area is urged to contact the police as soon as possible.

Officers would also like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any other information which can assist the investigation.

Anyone with information that can help the investigation is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for York CID.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to YorkCID@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you prefer not to give your name, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800-555-111, quote reference number 12140134110.