The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is holding a crime scene on Freshwater Road in St. John's where a serious assault happened early Saturday.

Around 2 a.m., police responded to a report of an injured man lying in the street.

Police said the man, 24, was the victim of the incident. 

He was transported to hospital, where he remains with serious injuries.

The RNC is asking anyone with information to contact police.