Louis Smith of Albany was stabbed multiple times in the arm and torso, according to Schenectady police. Police are now looking for the suspect.

The stabbing took place around 4:30 a.m. today in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood. According to the Schenectady police, Smith said he approached a woman who he believed to be someone he knew. When Smith realized she wasn't the person he was looking for, the two began to argue.

While side-tracked by the argument, a third person walked up and stabbed Smith. Smith then fled to 585 Brandywine Ave. where he flagged down a motorist to seek aid. The third person is now being considered a suspect, according to police.

The suspect has been described as wearing a hoodie. If you have any information on this incident, the police encourage you to contact them at (518)-382-5245.