A man was stabbed in the back in Dartmouth, N.S., early Saturday.

Halifax police responded to a call at 1 a.m. to the 200 block of Windmill Road. They found a 50-year-old man suffering from a stab wound to his back and a severe cut to his lips. 

The man was taken to hospital. Police say he was involved in an altercation with a woman he knew. Police are looking for the woman.