15 Jun 2014

Man in induced coma after assault

7:02 pm on 15 June 2014

A man is in an induced coma in Wellington Hospital with serious head injuries after being assaulted in central Nelson on Saturday night.

Nelson Police say the 40-year-old man was attacked outside a Rutherford Street house.

Two men, aged 19 and 27, will appear in the Nelson District Court on Monday charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.