A man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was stabbed near the Rideau River on Wednesday night, according to Ottawa police.

Police said they responded to a call near where King Edward Avenue and Sussex Drive meet at 10:30 p.m.

There were no further details on specific injuries or any suspects.

Anyone with information about the stabbing is asked to call Ottawa police at 613-236-1222, ext. 5212, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.