Ottawa police arrested one man and they continue to investigate after a 21-year-old man was stabbed and taken to hospital late Friday in the Caldwell neighbourhood.

Paramedics said they responded to a stabbing on Mayview Avenue at 10:23 p.m. Friday to treat the man. That is near the intersection of Merivale Road and Kirkwood Avenue.

When they arrived, the man was found with multiple stab wounds.

He was taken to hospital in serious but stable condition and rushed into emergency surgery, paramedics added.

Police later said they arrested one man but have not yet laid charges. The investigation continues.