A 16-year-old boy is in unstable condition in hospital following a serious assault on Aberdeen Avenue on Tuesday, according to police.

Officers were called to the 300 block of Aberdeen Avenue at around 8 a.m. CT Tuesday, where they found the injured teen.

The boy was taken to hospital, where he was listed in unstable conditon as of Wednesday.

Officers with the Winnipeg Police Service's forensic identification unit were at the scene for some time on Tuesday.

Police say they are continuing to investigate the attack and are asking anyone who may have witnessed it to contact police or Crime Stoppers.