Teen's throat slashed in fight

AMY MAAS
Last updated 13:13 22/09/2012

Relevant offers

Crime

Lawyer of Waimate assault accused seeks files on 'gang of thugs' Stratford man pleads guilty to role he played in police pursuit and crash Robbery victims offered holidays to withdraw police statements Taranaki landscaper admits illegally taking ferns from a protected area Invercargill prisoner bit, spat at guards, court told Denise Cherelle Greig admits scamming three elderly women in Christchurch Te Kuiti boy found wandering alone with dog in the dark Former police officer Peter Pakau loses sentence appeal Notorious fugitive Paul James Bennett will be deported next week John Key says Panama Papers leak a cautionary tale for Kiwi businesses

An 18-year-old man's throat was slashed with a knife during an early morning fight in Whangarei.

Police said the man was involved in a fight with two others in the CBD about 2.10am.

He is undergoing emergency surgery at Whangarei Hospital, but is expected to make a full recovery.

A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection to the assault and will appear in the Whangarei District Court on Monday.

Police have appealed for any witnesses to the assault to contact Whangarei Police Station on (09) 430 4500.

Ad Feedback

- Auckland Now

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content