Man stabbed in Auckland

Last updated 12:13 15/12/2012
Stabbing
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ONE INJURED: A man has been taken to hospital after being stabbed during a fight.

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A man has been taken to hospital after a street brawl in Auckland this morning.

Police are on the scene at the corner of Pitt and Hopetoun St in the city where the fight broke out between two group of men around 7.15am.

A 23-year-old man was taken to Auckland City Hospital with serious stab wounds.

His is now in a stable condition and will undergo surgery later today.

Witnesses said blood spatters and hand marks covered the walls of a nearby building.

Police are speaking with two men aged 18 and 22 while they investigate the incident.

Any person who may have seen the brawl unfold are asked to contact Detective Sergeant Mark Franich of the Auckland CIB on 027 436 7561.

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