01/01/2012 01:22 EST | Updated 03/02/2012 05:12 EST

New Year's party stabbing in St. Catherines

A man is in hospital with stab wounds after a fight broke out at a New Year's Eve party in St. Catharines.

Niagara Regional police were called tat around 5 a.m. to a home a Haynes Avenue residence in relation to a disturbance being reported by several 911 callers.

They arrived to find a fight had taken place at a party.

A 27-year-old man was stabbed and then driven to hospital before police arrived.

Police said by the time they arrived many witnesses had already fled the scene by the time officers arrived and those who remained wouldn't help with the investigation.

The stabbing victim was found to have suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Police are looking for one unknown suspect and are asking anyone with information to contact them.