NZ police investigating Wairoa assault

Attributable to Acting Detective Sergeant Brent Griffiths:

A Wairoa man is in critical condition in Hawke’s Bay Hospital after being serious assaulted in Wairoa yesterday evening.

Police were called to a property in Campbell Street in Wairoa just before 6:30pm, to reports of two males fighting.

On arrival, Police located a 30-year-old man with serious injuries to his chest and head.

He was flown to hospital by rescue helicopter, with life-threatening injuries.

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