BROOKLYN - A 23-year-old man was stabbed during an attack by four men in Brooklyn, according to police.

It happened on Tuesday around 9:21 p.m. on Franklin Avenue and Prospect Place in Crown Heights.

Police say the four suspects approached the man, and after a confrontation they began to punch, kick and stab the victim. 

The man suffered a large cut to his neck, chest and groin. 

Police say he was transported to Kings County Hospital in critical but stable condition.

All four suspects are described as being between 25 and 35 years old. 

Police have released a surveillance image of one of the suspects last seen wearing a red T-shirt, black baseball cap and glasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD's Crime Stoppers  at 1-800-577-TIPS.