Auckland man stabbed by neighbour

ROB KIDD
Last updated 20:30 18/12/2012

Relevant offers

Crime

Air rifle sparks police call out in Hamilton Manawatu man found not guilty of raping, assaulting children Waikato police operation nets 218 burglars in three months Gunman still at large in Northland, police continue hunt Formal warnings for digging duck pond on protected wetland Mongrel Mob kidnap victim chewed his way to freedom Parliament considers call to pardon men convicted before homosexual law reformed Auckland man builds snow cave to escape the big smoke Police arrest machete wielder near Rotorua primary school Man accused of dropping child appears in court

A man was stabbed when an argument between neighbours in Auckland got out of hand.

Police and ambulances were called to a Jordan Ave, in the suburb of Onehunga, at 6.45pm.

A verbal disagreement turned into a punch-up, which eventually resulted in one man pulling out a knife and stabbing the other, police said.

A spokesman said he understood the extent of the injuries to be a couple of puncture wounds, which were not life threatening.

St John Ambulance said the victim of the stabbing had suffered moderated injuries and was taken to Auckland Hospital.

The ambulance service also took another patient from the same scene, who had pre-existing medical issues.

They could not confirm whether that person was part of the melee.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content