Information sought after serious assault, New Plymouth

Police investigating an assault in New Plymouth early this morning are asking for the public’s help after a man has been left with serious injuries.

About 2.35am, a man entered a toilet block on Ariki Street. Our information is that he has then been king hit by another party while inside.

The victim was taken to hospital, where he remains in a serious condition.

Police are now working to establish what exactly has occurred and identify the person responsible.

The alleged offender has been described as a man about 18 or 19 years old, with dark-coloured hair in a bowl-style cut with a fade at the back.

He was clean shaven and was wearing a crew neck T-shirt.

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