Man attacked with machete in Auckland

KIRSTY JOHNSTON
Last updated 17:17 25/11/2012

Relevant offers

National News

Man assaults police officer in Hamilton after car chase More shops, food outlets for Bush Inn shopping centre Wellington police arrest machete-waving man from Mt Victoria's Rowena City Lodge Tottenham's Moussa Dembele faces citing for 'eye gouge' on Chelsea's Diego Costa Sneak peek: Captain Fantastic trailer Unexplained death in Rotorua under investigation Refugee boat nears Australian territory Magnitude 3.6 shallow earthquake rumbles Christchurch

A man is in hospital following a machete attack in Auckland last night, police say.

Police said the man was assaulted in Mt Albert around midnight, and was left with serious cuts to his shoulder and back.

The offender was not at the scene when police arrived.

The victim, whose age is unknown, was taken to Auckland hospital in a serious condition.

A witness said there was a lot of blood at the scene.

Detectives at the Avondale CIB were investigating.

Ad Feedback

- Auckland Now

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content