Arrest made after Newmarket assault

As stated by Detective Senior Sergeant Gregory Brand, Auckland City East CIB:

Auckland City East Police have this morning arrested a 44-year-old man in relation to a serious incident in Newmarket earlier this month.

At about 9.25pm on May 5, Police were called to an incident on a bus travelling along Broadway, Newmarket.

Upon arrival, Police located an injured 37-year-old male.

The victim was treated at hospital for his injuries, which were not life-threatening, and has since been discharged and is expected to make a full recovery.

One 44-year-old man has been taken into custody and charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

The man is due to appear in the Auckland District Court on Wednesday 18 May.

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