Man in custody over Waverley assault, TAS

A 23 year old Waverley man is in custody over a serious assault at Waverley early Wednesday morning which has left a 48 year old Prospect man in hospital in intensive care, Tasmania Police say.

Detective Inspector Philippa Burk said that detectives from Launceston CIB conducted a number of searches this morning in relation to the incident.

“Extensive enquiries and further investigations are currently being conducted and a unit in Allwinton Court, Waverley, has been declared a crime scene,” Detective Inspector Burk said.

“Launceston CIB Detectives and Tasmania Police Forensics personnel are conducting forensic examinations at that site.”

Investigations are continuing. Anyone with information should contact Launceston CIB on 131444 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers.

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