Detectives are appealing for witnesses following the unlawful wounding of a 16-year-old boy in Deception Bay at around midnight.
Initial investigations suggest the boy was speaking on a mobile phone on Eveshan Road when he was approached by a man who stabbed the boy in the abdomen before leaving the scene on foot.
The boy was subsequently transported to Redcliffe hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening stab wound.
The man is described as approximately 183cm tall, of medium build wearing a dark-coloured hoodie and grey-coloured ‘Everlast’ tracksuit pants.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area to contact Crime Stoppers.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.
For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.