Bedfordshire Police is appealing for information regarding an attempted stabbing on Sunday 21 November.
The incident took place in the Midland Road area of Bedford at around 10.15pm.
In a statement on their Facebook page, Bedfordshire Police said: “The victim was approached by a man carrying a Stanley knife but fortunately wasn’t seriously injured.
“There are limited details of the suspect but officers are asking the public if they were in the area at the time and witnessed the incident or a man acting suspiciously.”
Anyone with information should contact Bedfordshire Police, quoting 40/62645/21.