Officers are appealing for information after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in the Tredworth area of Gloucester on Sunday.
It happened in the vicinity of Tredworth Road and Hatherley Road at around 2pm.
The boy suffered non-serious stab wounds to his buttocks during an incident of disorder involving a group of five or six young males. He is now recovering in hospital.
Police are appealing for witnesses to this incident and any members or the public who may have CCTV that covers the area and surrounding roads.
The males involved are described as black or mixed race, aged in their mid to late teens and wearing grey or black hooded tops and bottoms.
Anyone with information should call 101 and quote incident 245 of 22 August.
Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.