TBILISI, DFWatch–A police officer is in hospital in a serious condition after being stabbed Sunday night in a Tbilisi suburb.

According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the policeman was stabbed with a knife.

An investigation has been launched for attacking a policeman.

The attack happened as the officer was arresting a 21 year old man.

The 21 year old attacked the police officer at the entrance to Akhmeteli metro station, which is the last station in the northern Gldani district of the capital.

The ministry says the policeman managed to resist to the attacker and arrested him.