Investigations are underway after a man was found with serious injuries in Alice Springs.
Police were called to reports of a disturbance at a car park on Gregory Terrace at 2am.
Upon arrival officers found a 45-year-old man with severe upper body injuries.
Detective Acting Superintendent Michael Schumacher says he was allegedly attacked by three people with edged weapons.
The victim was taken to hospital, with a crime scene declared.
At this stage no arrests have been made, with detectives reviewing CCTV.
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