Man, 35, critically hurt in brawl outside an Auckland bar now in a serious but stable condition in hospital

A man was knocked unconscious outside an Auckland bar in the early hours of Saturday morning. PHOTO / FILE
A man was knocked unconscious outside an Auckland bar in the early hours of Saturday morning. PHOTO / FILE

The victim of an assault in Auckland CBD is in a serious but stable condition in Auckland Hospital after being rushed to the emergency department in the early hours of this morning.

Meanwhile, police are reviewing CCTV footage taken in the area as they try to piece together what happened. They are yet to make any arrests and will be reviewing further CCTV footage in the next couple days, a police spokeswoman said.

A 35-year-old man was knocked unconscious and rushed to hospital in a critical condition​ following a brawl outside The Right Track Sports Bar on Fort St about 3.30am.

However, police said this evening that the man was now in a serious but stable condition.

The person who assaulted the man was not known to him, police said in a statement earlier today. The offender was described as Caucasian, wearing a black top and black pants​.

Police have spoken to a number of witnesses, but would like to speak to anyone else to saw what happened. They asked anyone with information to call them on 09 302 6400.

- NZ Herald

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