01/31/2015 12:27 EST | Updated 04/02/2015 05:59 EDT

Stabbing near Dixon and Kipling

A man in his 50s is recovering in hospital this afternoon after he was stabbed with a kitchen knife in the city's west end. 

Toronto police say it happened inside an apartment building on Dixon Road near Kipling Avenue. 

The victim was taken to hospital with what are being described as serious but not life-threatening injuries. 

Officers are looking for a female suspect who fled the scene. 

They say she is known to police — but are not releasing any other details.