A teenage boy has been rushed to hospital after he was allegedly stabbed in a Melbourne street.
The 15-year-old was riding a scooter along Cardigan Street in Carlton when police believe he was approached by a group of up to 10 youths.
A teenage boy was allegedly stabbed while riding his scooter in Cardigan Street, Carlton (pictured), Melbourne's inner north
Emergency services raced to the scene, with the boy taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.
'A man was arrested nearby, but he has been exonerated and released,' Victoria Police said in a statement.
Melbourne Crime Investigation Unit detectives are continuing to investigate the incident.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.