Man Fighting For Life After Flinders Street Stabbing

Two people stabbed

Man Fighting For Life After Flinders Street Stabbing @ChristineAhern

A man and a woman have been stabbed near Flinders Street station this morning.

According to police, a fight between two groups broke out on the corner of Flinders and Elizabeth Streets at approximately 4.30am.

"It is believed an altercation took place between two groups which resulted in a man and a woman being assaulted with an edged weapon near the intersection of Flinders Street," Senior Constable Alistair Parsons said in a statement.

The man, who is understood to be in his 30s, has been taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

He sustained life-threatening injuries to his upper body.

The woman is at the Alfred Hospital in a stable condition. 

She also suffered serious injuries to her upper body.

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