A police officer has been injured after responding to a domestic violence incident in Sydney on Tuesday morning.

Police say that officers attended a unit on Punt Road in Gladesville where they were allegedly confronted by a man wielding two knives.

He then allegedly attacked a a 26-year-old male probationary constable, who suffered a cut to the head.

He was raced to Royal North Shore Hospital for treatment to non-life-threatening injuries.

A police operation unfolded with Tactical Operations Unit officers and negotiators attending the scene and a 38-year-old man was taken into custody just after 12.30pm.

The police officer has been taken to hospital for treatment.
The police officer has been taken to hospital for treatment. Credit: 7NEWS

Motorists are advised to avoid the area, with Punt Road closed in both directions.

Investigations are continuing.

Police officer stabbed in the head after responding to domestic violence incident in Gladesville
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