15 Nov 2015

Police seek teenager after Rotorua stabbing

12:52 pm on 15 November 2015

Police are looking for a teenager after man was stabbed in Rotorua early this morning.

The 44-year-old man was taken to Rotorua Hospital after being stabbed in the back about 4am at an property on Old Taupo Road.

A 16-year-old boy who is related to the man is being sought by police.

A man was also injured in a stabbing in Opotiki this morning.

Police say he was taken to Whakatane Hospital after an incident at 1.45am.

They say a woman from the same address is assisting them with their enquiries.