ST. CLOUD - St. Cloud police are investigating a stabbing.

Officers talked with the 26-year-old victim at St. Cloud Hospital at about 4:30 a.m. this (Friday) morning.  He says he was walking in the 600 block of 3rd Street South when he was attacked from behind by two to six black men.

During the incident the victim was stabbed in the back near his left shoulder.

The suspects are all in their early 20's, ranging from 5'5" to 6'0", with a slender to medium build.