Windsor police have issued a warrant for a 26-year-old man wanted in connection with a downtown stabbing.

The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the rear alley of the 500 block of Ouellette Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found a 23-year-old man bleeding from a stab wound to the left side of his neck. He was transported by ambulance to hospital for a non-life-threatening injury.

The arrest warrant has been issued for Voltaire Patterson, of Windsor, for the offences of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspect or any other information in relation to this investigation please can call Windsor police investigations at (519)-255-6700 ext. 4830 or Crime Stoppers at (519)-258-8477 (TIPS).