A section of Belvedere Road in Ashbrooke in Sunderland was cordoned off last night.
Police confirmed they were dealing with a bladed weapon incident just before quarter to 7.
A man’s was taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries and a search is underway for those involved.
A Northumbria Police force spokesperson said:
“At 6.40pm yesterday (Tuesday), police received a report of concern for a male at a shop on Belvedere Road, Sunderland.”
“Emergency services attended and a 35-year-old man was taken to hospital with injuries consistent with a stabbing.”
“They are not reported to be life-threatening.”
“An investigation has been launched and enquiries are ongoing to locate those involved.”
“Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 946 231018.”