Man slashed with razor blade in Greymouth, West Coast

Police guard the scene where a man was slashed with a razor blade in Greymouth on the West Coast.
JOANNE CARROLL/FAIRFAX NZ

Police guard the scene where a man was slashed with a razor blade in Greymouth on the West Coast.

A man was slashed with a razor blade in an early morning attack on the West Coast.

The 28-year-old man was attacked in a home invasion on Cowper St in Greymouth just after midnight on Thursday. 

Police confirmed on Friday a "razor blade type weapon" was used in the attack. 

"The victim received non-life threatening injuries and after receiving hospital treatment was discharged. Police believe three men are responsible for the attack which was an isolated incident."

READ MORE: Man stabbed in home invasion in Greymouth

It is understood he was treated for injuries to the face and neck.

Anyone with information is asked to call Greymouth CIB on 03 768 1600 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. 

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