A Venezuelan national is in serious condition at hospital after he was attacked and stabbed by two other Venezuelans.

Police said just after 1 am on Sunday Jose Gergorio Garcia Medrano had an altercation with two of his countrymen along the Iere Village Branch Road, where he was stabbed about the body.

Medrano was taken to the Princes Town Health Facility by ambulance.

Investigators were initially unable to interview him because he could not speak English. He was transferred to the San Fernando General Hospital. PC Dennis is investigating.