Cleveland Police were called to Public Square at W. 3rd and Superior around 11:40 p.m. Friday night for an aggravated robbery.
Once on scene officers located the victim, who had been stabbed in the neck with a metal object. EMS took the man to MetroHealth Medical Center to be treated for his injury.
Officers spoke with the victim who said the suspect approached him and asked for a cigarette, then produced a metal object and stabbed him.
The suspect, identified as Won Banks, 40 of Cleveland, was located and taken into custody. Officers also located a pair of needle nose pliers and took them as evidence.
Banks is in jail awaiting charges.