A youth has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing victim was found along the Toronto Caribbean Carnival parade route Saturday night.

Police say the victim suffered serious injuries and was rushed to hospital where he remains in critical but stable condition.

Emergency crews were called to the scene on Lake Shore Boulevard West and Dowling Avenue around 7:15 p.m. Saturday.

The victim suffered two stab wounds in the chest.

The identity of the suspect cannot be released under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

The age of the victim has not been released.

A spokesperson for the Caribbean Carnival said they are currently talking to police about the incident.