Police said a group of people got into an altercation outside Downtown Sports Bar and Grill at 410 Glenwood Ave. around 1:30 a.m.
The victim, 23-year-old Anthony McDonald Jr., told police he was assaulted by multiple suspects and was punched and kicked in addition to receiving the knife wound.
McDonald suffered a laceration to his head, along with multiple abrasions to his head and face. He was transported to WakeMed for treatment of his injuries, which are not life-threatening.
Police told ABC11 the suspects fled the scene and have not yet been identified or arrested. Anyone with information that might assist detectives is asked to either call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP or to go to the CrimeStoppers Web site at www.raleighcrimestoppers.org for instructions on how to report a tip online or by text message. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.