One man has been charged with assault and two men are in hospital after a stabbing incident in Adelaide’s northern suburbs early this morning.

Key points:

  • Police responded to reports a man had been stabbed early this morning
  • A man police suspect of the assault was himself allegedly assaulted
  • The man accused with the latter assault will face court late next month

Police were called to May Terrace at Ottoway about 1:30am, responding to reports a man had been stabbed.

A police spokesperson said a 35-year-old man was found with stab wounds at the scene.

Police allege that a 37-year-old man, whom they suspect of the stabbing, was assaulted by a third, 36-year-old man.

The first two men were taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

Police said they were both in a serious but stable condition.

The third man was arrested and charged with assault causing serious harm.

He was granted bail and will appear in the Port Adelaide Magistrate’s Court on March 30.

Police said all three men are known to each other, and they would speak to the two injured men when it is medically appropriate.