NEW BEDFORD - A 14-year-old boy was the victim of a stabbing Tuesday afternoon in New Bedford's West End.

New Bedford Police responded to a report of a male being stabbed at the Temple Landing Housing Development in the 100 block of Chancery Street at 4:40 p.m.

Police say the victim's wounds do not appear to be life threatening. The juvenile victim was transported to St. Luke's Hospital.

Police could not confirm if the stabbing was gang related.

The stabbing remains a very active investigation. Police are asking anyone with information on the incident to leave an anonymous tip by calling 508-992-7463 or email tip@newbedfordpd.com.