Two attackers are now in custody after an assault.

On September 9, 2019, at approximately 10:10 p.m., the Winnipeg Police Service received a report of an assault in the area of Carlton Street and Ellice Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located the victims, a 25-year-old female, and a 26-year old male.

Both victims were punched, kicked and hit over the head with a solid object. The male victim was able to restrain one female attacker until he was confronted by a male swinging a hammer.

A cell phone and cigarettes were stolen during the attack.

Officers located both suspects - a 27-year-old woman and 31-year-old male - in the immediate area and took them into custody. The area was searched for two outstanding suspects with negative results.

Both victims were treated in hospital for upper body injuries.