A man in his thirties was sent to hospital with stab wounds to the abdomen early Saturday morning after a confrontation with another man.

Police say the confrontation took place in the area of Wellington Street South, between Hunter Street East and Stinson Street.

Police got the call at 3:32 a.m. Saturday morning.

According to Det. Const. Frank Bogdan, the victim was transported to Hamilton General Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. His injuries are said to be non-life-threatening.

Bogdan said the suspect is known to the victim.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the criminal investigation branch at (905) 546- 3816 or, to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.