El Centro police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Tuesday night.

El Centro Dispatch Center received a call at about 9:12 p.m. that there was a man with stab wounds. Police responded to the area of Interstate 8 and South 4th Street where they located the victim who had been stabbed in the right arm and chest. The only description of a suspect was a man wearing a black face mask and white shirt with black pants who apparently left the scene on a beach cruiser style bike. The victim was transported to El Centro Regional Medical Center and then airlifted to the trauma center at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs where he underwent surgery for his wounds. The incident remains under investigation.