A man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries following what police describe as a "very serious" assault in downtown Edmonton Sunday morning.

"He’s still with us for sure, the injuries look bad at this point," said police Staff Sergeant Sid Kingma.

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Police say the man was found in front of the Boyle McCauley Health Centre on 96 street and 106a Ave. They don't believe a weapon was used in the attack (Google Map)

"Whether he recovers from it or not, it may take us a few days to be sure."

The man was found in front of the Boyle McCauley Health Centre near 96 street and 106a ave.

Kingma says he it doesn’t appear a weapon was used in the assault, but police are still investigating.

Homicide detectives have been advised of the case.

Nobody has been arrested.