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A York City man escaped life-threatening injuries when he was stabbed Wednesday morning, Spring Garden Township Police Chief George Swartz said.

The 24-year-old man was stabbed in the back while in the 600 block of Wheatlyn Drive, according to police, who said the victim was found lying on the sidewalk about 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2.

He was taken to York Hospital for treatment and is expected to be released in a day or two, Swartz said on Thursday.

The victim's name has not yet been released.

Police are asking anyone with information about the stabbing to contact Detective Dony Harbaugh at 717-843-0851 or at dharbaugh@sgtpd.org.

Tips can be submitted anonymously through the department's website, york.crimewatchpa.com/springgardenpd/5327.

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