Vancouver Police are investigating an assault that occurred early this morning in the West End that sent a man to hospital with serious injuries.

Just after 3 a.m., a man called 9-1-1 reporting he had been assaulted during an altercation near Davie Street and Burrard Street. The victim, a 36 year-old Vancouver man, was located minutes later near the intersection and transported to hospital. The victim’s injuries are now believed to be non-life-threatening.

Police officers are looking for evidence in the area. Anyone who may have witnessed a disturbance in the area at around 3 a.m. is asked to call the VPD’s Major Crime Section at 604-717-2541 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.