Police have charged a 21-year-old woman with assault with intent to injure, after a man was found unconscious in a Wellington CBD car park overnight.

The man was found unconscious at around 1.05am in a car park, and given CPR at the scene, according to police. He was taken to hospital in a serious condition.

The alleged incident took place on Tory Street in the city centre.

A police spokesperson said: “The woman was taken into custody nearby and enquiries to establish exactly what happened are ongoing.”