Assault accused found not guilty

A man on trial in Invercargill was found not guilty of four violent offences.

Gregory Claxton, 51, was found not guilty of the charges on Friday evening, after his trial in the Invercargill District Court before Judge Kevin Phillips.

Mr Claxton was found not guilty of wounding James Ernest Ashbrook with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, wounding Demi-Lee Robyn Gemmell with intent to cause injury, injuring Jacob James Tenamu with intent to injure and assaulting Javahn Raymond Tuaiti Mouakarere Heath with a garden tool.

The Southland Times