A 27-year old Norwood resident has been arrested and charged over a serious assault that allegedly took place in Launceston during the early hours of yesterday.
The victim was knocked unconscious and received serious head injuries.
He has been transported to the Royal Hobart Hospital and is reported to be in a stable condition.
Police located the alleged offender at his home address several hours after the incident.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.