OCALA, Fla. -

Ocala police are searching for three people after a woman was attacked and stabbed while waiting in line at a seafood restaurant.

Police said the 27-year-old victim was paying for her food with her family at Uncle El's Seafood on Silver Springs Boulevard when a woman starting arguing with her and tried to punch her.

The victim said she reciprocated and they began fighting. According to the report, a second woman tried to hit the victim but the victim threw her into a nearby table.

Police said the victim was then attacked by a man and the two women and was stabbed in the upper body and arms.

The trio left the restaurant in a red Dodge 4-door vehicle and the victim went to her mother's house with her family to get help.

Contact Ocala police if you have any information on the incident.