Detectives are investigating an assault in Uttoxeter last night and are now appealing for information.
Police were called at 7.15pm to Stone Road to reports that a 24-year-old man had been stabbed.
The victim suffered cuts as a result of the assault before the offender fled the scene.
Officers have said they would like to reassure the public that they believe this to be an isolated incident.
Anyone with any information should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 731 of 7 February, call 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.