A 23-year-old man on his way home from a midnight launch for Grand Theft Auto V was "attacked, stabbed and robbed" after picking up his copy of the game, the Independent reports.

The attack took place in Colindale, North West London, with police arresting three suspects in connection with the assault, which saw the man hit with a brick then stabbed before being robbed.

The victim is currently in a stable condition in a North London hospital.

London man stabbed and robbed of his copy of GTA 5 [The Independent]