A man was assaulted on Charles Drive in Goole at around 3pm today.
Officers quickly attended to search the area and a man was arrested in connection with the incident. He remains in custody.
The victim has been taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which are believed to be serious but not life threatening.
Investigations are underway and anyone with information that may assist enquiries are asked to call 101 quoting log 281 of 19/11/18 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.