At approximately 3.45pm on Friday 6 January officers were called to reports of an assault in the Lowe Drive/ Mobberley Road area of Knutsford.
Officers swiftly attended the scene and the victim, a 31-year-old local man, was found to have sustained a small puncture wound to the stomach and has been taken to Wythenshawe Hospital where his condition is described as stable.
Sergeant Matt Ashton said: "The investigation is in the very early stages but I would like to reassure people that this appears to be an isolated incident. Officers remain at the scene and enquiries are ongoing. If anyone has any concerns they are urged to speak to a local officer."
Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with any information is urged to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 454 of 6 January.