A man was hospitalized early Friday morning with an injury to his back after a reported stabbing near 21st and Cimarron Street, Colorado Springs police said.

The reporting caller said he and the hospitalized man were assaulted about 1:30 a.m. by an unknown assailant. The caller said he only sustained a minor injury.

A suspect has not been identified.

The hospitalized man's injuries were serious but not life-threatening.