Man arrested for stabbing

Last updated 09:54 20/02/2013

Relevant offers

Wairarapa

Workshop gutted at egg producer Draft policy cuts alcohol sale hours Tech school to become 'tex' eatery Mark will quit as mayor if elected to Parliament Friends save trapped kayaker Police uncover haul of stolen property Mount Bruce's $1.1m aviary takes flight Trust House tenants gain access to subsidy Firm fined after meat worker loses finger Masterton-Auckland air link ready for take-off

A man has received several stab wounds to his buttocks after a domestic dispute in Masterton, police say.

The 48-year-old is now in Wairarapa Hospital after being stabbed just after 9:15pm last night.

His injuries were not considered life threatening.

Senior Sergeant Warwick Burr said a 23-year-old man, who was known to the victim, has been arrested.

He said the alleged incident occurred after an argument on the "east side of Masterton" but he would not give further details.

The arrested man was charged with assault with a weapon.

It was not known when he would appear in court.

Ad Feedback

- The Dominion Post

Special offers
Opinion poll

How many coffees do you have a day?

5 or even more

3-4

2

1

Anything from 1-5.

Don't touch the stuff.

Vote Result

Related story: Coffee as we know it at risk of dying

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content