Nelson man stabbed 10 times

Last updated 10:06 01/03/2014

Relevant offers

Crime

Apology for filming up dress Family threatened at knifepoint Man jailed for stabbing and threatening partner Drink-drive offender in dog box Teen offender attacks woman, damages property 'Shoulder surfers' could be in Southland Drunk driver leaves police speechless Man wields stick in robbery No advance in lake rape case Underage drinkers still getting booze

A 53-year-old Nelson man was stabbed at least 10 times at his home in the suburb of Tahunanui last night.

"About 10pm the victim was in bed when a man arrived at the address and attacked him, stabbing him at least 10 times in the back, arms and legs," police said.

"The victim managed to get away and ran to a neighbour's house. Police were called and found the offender still at the address.

"After a struggle he was arrested and taken into custody."

The injured man was in a stable condition in hospital. Inquiries into the incident were continuing. 

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content