07/28/2012 09:54 EDT | Updated 09/27/2012 05:12 EDT

Bike path stabbing in the Laurentians

A 29-year-old man was stabbed on the cycling path in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, about 100 kilometres north-west of Montreal.

Police say the attack happened shortly after midnight. A passerby heard screams and called authorities, who found the victim.

The man is expected to recover.

Police are investigating the case and whether the victim knew his aggrressor or if the stabbing was a random act.