SUDBURY -- The Timmins Police Service say a local man sustained serious injuries in an altercation at a Birch Street South residence Wednesday evening.

A 31-year-old resident of Timmins was injured in the altercation when he was stabbed in the head and leg.

"The man was located by a Timmins Police Service officer, who was patrolling the downtown core of Timmins late yesterday evening," police said in a news release Thursday.

"The injured man was brought to Timmins and District Hospital by ambulance where he received medical treatment for his injuries."

Anyone with viable information about the incident is asked to call the Timmins Police Service at 705-264-1201 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or,