A 32-YEAR-OLD man was stabbed twice in the street and is in hospital with a punctured lung, police have revealed.

He was stabbed at about 10.50pm on Tuesday, August 12 on the corner of Stockton's Bowesfield Lane and Westbourne Street outside the Drinks Express off-licence.

The victim is in James Cook University Hospital where his condition is described as stable. His injuries are not life threatening.

The suspect is described as being in his early twenties with blond, shaved hair although he was wearing a blue or black baseball cap. It's believed may have been in company with a woman in her early 20s with bleached blonde hair and the couple may have had a dog with them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police Major Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.