A moment of horror when a man is knocked unconscious by COLD on tram tracks in Melbourne’s CBD. Strangers rush to his rescue.

  • Man rushes to hospital after being unconscious during a violent attack
  • Footage of the shocking incident at Melbourne’s Chapel Street has been released 
  • Police are still investigating the incident and have yet to receive a statement from the victim. 
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A disturbing video has been released showing the moment that a reveller was knocked unconscious, and then left to lie on tram tracks in a sickening attack. 

Police have opened an investigation into the brutal attack on Melbourne’s bustling Chapel Street in early Sunday morning.

Police said that the incident occurred shortly after officers intervened in an altercation involving a Glen Iris man (26), and a group up to six men shortly before 2.30am.

They separated the man from the group before tensions between the two parties  escalated again a short time later.

The wild brawl reached Chapel Street in Prahran, and the man was hit with several punches and a kick to the head.

The street was jam-packed with late-night revellers. 

As the man is being thrown to the ground, one bystander can be heard cheering.

His attacker can be seen still punching the victim as he laid unconscious on the tram tracks before fleeing the scene.

Passers-by who were shocked rushed to help the injured man and stayed with them for an hour while they waited for paramedics. 

Husnian Shafique, a witness, said that it was a hard punch.

The alleged attacker continued to punch the victim has he laid unconscious on the tram tracks

The victim was unconscious when the alleged attacker continued to punch him.

The man sustained serious injuries when he was rushed to Alfred Hospital.

He was released from the hospital Before police were able get a statement from him. 

The alleged attacker was wearing an unusual hooded black jacket. He fled the scene on foot, heading towards Malvern Road. 

Daily Mail Australia was informed by a police spokesperson that inquiries are ongoing. 

Witnesses or anyone with CCTV footage or dashcam footage are asked to contact Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

The sickening attack occurred in Melbourne's Chapel Street (pictured) early Sunday morning

The sickening attack took place in Melbourne’s Chapel Street (pictured), early Sunday morning