UPDATE: Tauranga Police investigate serious assault

A youth has been arrested following the alleged serious assault of a Bayfair Shopping Centre employee on Saturday.

The youth has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He is due to appear in the Tauranga Youth Court today.

The victim continues to recover at home after sustaining a significant injury to one of his eyes.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.