Police are investigating the serious assault of a 38-year-old man at a house at Molendinar in the early hours of this morning.
Around 3.45am the man was sitting on a patio with a friend when two men and a woman known to him arrived at the Sturt Street address.
The men began to assault the victim punching him to the ground and kicking him to the face.
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As a result of the assault the man sustained serious injuries including suspected fractures to his ribs, jaw and eye sockets.
The trio then fled the scene.
The victim was transport to hospital for treatment to his injuries.
Investigations are continuing.