Police are investigating a wounding in Hunter Street, Brassall.
Around 5.10pm, a 28-year-old Brassall man parked his car and left it unlocked while he entered a daycare centre.
Three males approached the unlocked car and one male got in the car and drove it away.
A short time later, the car owner approached three males, an altercation occurred, and the car owner was stabbed three times.
He was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a stable condition.
Three males are assisting police with their enquires.
The car is still outstanding, and investigations are ongoing.