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.
If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.
You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.