A man is in police custody after a wounding incident in a public reserve in Rocherlea overnight.
In a statement, Tasmania Police said the incident occurred following a physical altercation between five men in Cupania Street late on Tuesday night.
The victim was awaiting surgery at the Launceston General Hospital early on Wednesday morning after sustaining a wound to the right side of his chest.
Police arrested one man and he remained in custody early on Wednesday morning.
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Investigations are continuing.
Anyone with information about the incident can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.