Male stabbed multiple times on York Region Transit bus

Police tape is shown beside a York Region Transit bus following a stabbing on Monday afternoon.

A male was rushed to hospital via emergency run after being stabbed multiple times on a York Region Transit bus on Monday afternoon.

It happened while the bus was in the vicinity of Yonge Street and Royal Orchard Boulevard at around 1:15 p.m.

Police say that two suspects were initially seen hiding in a bus shelter following the stabbing and eventually fled the scene on foot.

At one point police did set up a perimeter to search for the suspects but ultimately called off the search.

The male victim remains in hospital where he is listed in serious condition, according to police.