A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said:
We were called to a report of a serious assault on a man in the Woodfield Road area of Harrogate at about 4.30pm yesterday (8 July).
A 30-year-old man from Harrogate was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent in connection with the incident, and a 47-year-old man, also from Harrogate, was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any information that could assist our investigation, is asked to contact the Harrogate Serious Crime Team by dialling 101 and selecting option 2. Please quote reference number 12150115867 in connection with this incident.