Napier police are investigating a suspected domestic dispute that left a 16-year-old with stab wounds.
Acting detective senior sergeant Emmett Lynch said police were called to an address on Chaucer Rd South at 11.45am today.
They found a 16-year-old male with a significant knife wound suffered in what Mr Lynch said was a suspected domestic dispute.
Mr Lynch said the youth was taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital by ambulance and is currently in a stable condition.
"Detectives are now speaking with other occupants and neighbours to fully establish what has occurred," he said.
Anyone with information on the incident should call Napier police on (06) 831 0700 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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