Police tape is seen in this file photo.

A man has been seriously injured after being stabbed during an altercation in downtown Toronto Sunday afternoon.

Police were called to Jarvis Street and Richmond Street East around 2:20 p.m.

An altercation between two people led to one man being stabbed, police said.

The victim was also reportedly sprayed with an unknown substance.

Toronto paramedics said the man was transported to a trauma centre in serious condition.

Police said they are searching for the suspect but have not provided a description.

Jarvis St + Richmond St E
* 2:20 pm *
- Altercation between 2 people
- Reports of man stabbed
- Also reports he was sprayed with chemical
- Police o/s
- Man being taken to hospital
- Injury is not life threatening
- Investigating#GO2073153
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— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) November 1, 2020