Halifax police are looking for a masked man after a stabbing incident in Spryfield.

Officers responded to the area of Tartan and Auburn avenues around 1 p.m.

At the scene, they found a 23-year-old man suffering from a stab wound.

Police say the victim had been involved in an argument with another man on a trail in a wooded area when he was stabbed.

He was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Police are now looking for the suspect, who fled the area on foot while wearing a mask.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact police.