Three people in custody after stabbing in Yonge and Wellesley area

Police tape is shown in Toronto on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Three men are in custody after police found a man in a downtown dumpster with multiple stab wounds.

Toronto police said officers responded to a dumpster in the area of Yonge Street and Wellesley Street shortly before 2 p.m.

Officers found the man under attack.

It is not yet clear how extensive his injuries are.

Three men were taken into custody in connection with the incident and a weapon was recovered, police said.

It is not clear what motivated the attack.