Hastings Police appeal for witnesses to assault

Hastings Police are investigating after a man was left with life-threatening injuries following an alleged assault in the city overnight.

The man suffered a serious head injury in the alleged assault, which occurred in the vicinity of Jellicoe Street and Hood Street at around 3am today.

He has been flown to Wellington Hospital and is undergoing surgery.

Police want to hear from anyone who witnessed the alleged assault, or anyone who was in the Jellicoe Street/Hood Street area at the time and may have information which could assist our enquiries.

We would also like to hear from any Jellicoe Street residents who may have relevant CCTV footage.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.