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Late night thuggery in Lutana

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Police are investigating a serious assault in Hobart's inner north suburb of Lutana last night.

Two males and one female forcibly entered a holiday unit on the Brooker Highway about 11:30pm.

A man who was trying to flee was struck with a weapon similar to a baseball bat, causing significant head injuries.

The 40-year-old was taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

A witness stopped to render assistance and the offenders were seen leaving the area in a grey Nissan X-Trail.

They're desribed as: 
• Man aged in his 20s with tattooed face, wearing grey trackpants.
• Man aged in his 20s with a stocky build, wearing a dark hoodie.
• Woman aged 18-23, with straight shoulder length dark red coloured hair, wearing a
back hoodie.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.