A man stabbed during an altercation in Hamilton last night remains in a serious condition in hospital this morning.

The man, in his twenties, was reported to be in a critical condition after the stabbing on Langdon Lane, Melville late yesterday evening.

Police were called to the address after reports of an assault at 10.15pm on Saturday.

A police spokesperson said one man, 29, was arrested and was expected to appear in court tomorrow on charges of assault.

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Police said both men were known to each other and no one else was being sought in relation to the stabbing.

A scene examination was carried out yesterday evening as inquiries continued.