28 Aug 2015

Ten arrested after Ashburton gang fight

6:40 am on 28 August 2015

Ten people were arrested after a gang fight in Ashburton yesterday.

Police were called by members of the public to the fight in Davis Crescent which involved baseball bats, sticks and an axe.

Thirteen people were involved in the fight and one person was taken to hospital with head injuries.

Two of those arrested are appearing in the Timaru District Court today, and eight in the Christchurch District Court, on charges of rioting.