A man was stabbed outside a bank in Kalina area of Santacruz suburb on Monday afternoon by a group of people who then fled from the spot, police said.
The CCTV footage of the area around Dena Bank was being checked to nab the culprits, a Vakola police station official said.
Eyewitnesses said the attackers, numbering two or three, fled on a motorcycle and a traffic policeman on duty and passersby rushed victim Sanjay Kurtadkar (50) to hospital where he is recuperating, he said.
"Kurtadkar works in a private firm. He is hospitalised and we will record his statement once his condition improves to know more details," Senior Inspector Kailash Awhad of Vakola police station said.