Man fights for life, woman arrested in Melbourne CBD after stabbing

A man is fighting for life in hospital after being stabbed in Melbourne's CBD, with police investigating whether the attack is linked to another incident that occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The 46-year-old man was taken to hospital in a life-threatening condition about 9.30pm, a spokeswoman for Victoria Police said.

A man is fighting for life in hospital after being brutally stabbed in Melbourne’s CBD with police investigating whether it was linked to another incident early Sunday morning.Credit:Paul Harris

Police were called to the corner of Bourke Street and King Street to reports of a group of people fighting, where they found a man seriously injured.

A 43-year-old woman has been arrested in relation to the stabbing and is currently assisting police with their inquiries, a Victoria Police spokeswoman said.

“Police have a number of follow up inquiries to make in relation to another man who is believed to be involved and remains outstanding," she said.

Im a later call to police at 3am, emergency services were called to treat a man found at the base of a fire escape at a King Street hotel.

Police were told the injured man had fallen, but the spokeswoman said detectives were probing if his injuries were linked to the stabbing.

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