Witnesses sought to stabbing in Waipukurau

Statement to be attributed to Sergeant Neil Baker:

Police are looking for witnesses to a stabbing in Waipukurau on Sunday morning.

Emergency services responded to a report a person had been injured at a Lake View Road property at about 2.45am yesterday.

Upon arrival they located a man with two stab wounds. The man is currently receiving treatment in Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

A 24-year-old man was arrested on Sunday morning and is due to appear in the Hastings District Court on 22 October 2020 charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

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