“The details of what has occurred are not yet fully clear and that’s part of our investigation,” he said.
“There was a male who was assaulted and is currently at the Royal Melbourne Hospital receiving treatment.”
He said police were investigating whether anyone else was hurt in the brawl. They are unsure what started the fight and how those involved are connected.
“Where the victim was located was where it all occurred,” he said.
“There is CCTV of the incident, we will be reviewing that CCTV so we are urging anyone with information in relation to this offence and what’s occurred there to please come forward and tell us what you know.
“We are reviewing all CCTV and will identify all people involved.”
Leading Senior Constable Austin said this kind of violence was devastating for victims and their loved ones.
“I think we live in a very good community however sometimes these things occur and it’s up to individuals to take responsibility.”
Anyone who witnessed the incident or who recognises the man is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or file a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au