A 54-year-old man is fighting for his life after being assaulted outside an Ellice Avenue hotel.

The incident happened just before 9 p.m. on Tuesday outside a building in the 1300 block of Ellice Avenue.

According to the Winnipeg Police Service, a 54-year-old man was standing outside of the hotel when he was approached by a 33-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman. The pair began assaulting the 54-year-old victim before robbing him of his belongings. 

A short time later, a 37-year-old man exited the hotel armed with a knife and further assaulted the victim. He was transported to hospital in an unstable condition. 

All three suspects were located and arrested a short time later. They are all facing robbery and aggravated assault-related charges. 

Members of the Majors Crimes unit continue to investigate.