05/18/2013 11:04 EDT | Updated 07/18/2013 05:12 EDT

Overnight assault downtown sends man to hospital

Police are looking for a suspect after a man was beaten in a laneway near Yonge and Gerrard streets.

The attack happened around 3 a.m. Saturday morning.

The victim was taken to hospital and has undergone surgery. He's reported to be in serious but stable condition.

Police say the victim was hit with a weapon but they're not sure what was used.