DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old boy in Deception Bay was stabbed at around midnight.
Police said initial investigations suggest the boy was speaking on a mobile phone on Eveshan Road when he was approached by a man who stabbed the boy in the abdomen before leaving the scene on foot.
The boy was taken to Redcliffe hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening stab wound.
The man is described as approximately 183cm tall, of medium build wearing a dark-coloured hoodie and grey-coloured 'Everlast' tracksuit pants.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area to contact Crime Stoppers via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
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