A Cheektowaga man was stabbed in the leg during an attempted robbery in the city’s Schiller Park neighborhood, police said Saturday.

The incident happened late Friday night in the front yard of a residence in the 100 block of Humason Avenue, according to police.

The victim, Carlos D. Hightower, 24, told police he was stabbed in leg, after his unknown assailant tried to rob him. The attacker got away in a black Ford Taurus, police said.

Hightower was taken by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center, where he was treated and released, a hospital official said Saturday.