Police are investigating the stabbing of a 56-year-old man early Sunday morning.

Police were completing a routine patrol when they saw a man in distress at the corner of Sydney and Charles streets in Kitchener, said Staff Sgt. Perry Cort.  

The man, who is from Alberta, was was suffering from a stab wound in his chest, said police.

He was rushed to Grand River Hospital where he is being treated for serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Police are asking anyone who may have more information about this incident to call the Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Central Division detectives at 519-653-7700 ext. 4499 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.