By Cam Lucadou-Wells
A man has been arrested after allegedly inflicting severe hand injuries on another man and a woman during a series of assaults in Dandenong.
The male victim in his 30s was assaulted in Robert Booth Reserve, Grandview Avenue about 3pm on Sunday 2 August, police say.
He was taken to Royal Melbourne Hospital in a serious, stable condition.
About 20 minutes later, a woman in her 20s and a woman in her 40s were allegedly assaulted in Hillside Avenue, Dandenong North.
The younger woman was taken to The Alfred hospital with severe hand injuries. She was in a serious, stable condition.
The third victim was taken to Dandenong Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The arrested man and victims are known to each other, police say.
The assaults are still being investigated.
Any information to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.