Two men were taken to hospital after being stabbed in Mitcham during the middle of the night.

Police were called to the double stabbing at 11.55pm yesterday in Rock Close.

A 26-year-old man was taken to hospital in what was initially described as a critical condition, however police have since said that his status has improved.

A second man, also in his 20s, was taken to hospital where his condition was described as not critical.

No arrests have been made yet and police have asked anyone with information to call 101 and quote reference number CAD 10010/july23