Police are currently conducting an investigation into an alleged assault and attempted robbery that took place at The Racecourse Hotel in Werribee.
The incident unfolded in the evening, prompting the response of several officers and detectives to the licensed establishment on Cottrell Street.
The authorities were alerted to the incident around 5 p.m. following a distress call reporting the assault.
The victim, who suffered facial injuries, was swiftly transported to the hospital for treatment.
The investigation is ongoing as law enforcement continues their efforts to gather more information.