Police are searching for a suspect and appealing to witnesses after a stabbing on Eglinton Avenue West Thursday morning.

A man and a woman were walking along Eglinton, east of Dufferin Street, around 3 a.m. when they got into an altercation with another man walking in the area.

The 48-year-old victim was “struck in the head with a large knife,” police say. The suspect took off and the victim was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Police say there was traffic in the area when the attack happened and they’re appealing for witnesses to come forward.