Cape Breton's major crime unit is investigating after a man was stabbed in North Sydney overnight.

The Cape Breton Regional Police were called to the Blower Street area around 12:15 a.m. on Friday.

When they arrived they found a large crowd surrounding a 40-year-old man who had been stabbed.

Paramedics then took him to the hospital. He has non-life threatening injuries.

Police are releasing few other details right now, but said the victim isn't co-operating with them.