27 Oct 2014

Man suffers fractured skull in assault

7:52 pm on 27 October 2014

A man is in Dunedin Hospital with a skull fracture and bleeding on the brain after being assaulted on a street corner in Invercargill.

Police said the 26-year-old was assaulted by an unknown attacker about 3.20am on Saturday.

He was walking with friends when he was punched near the corner of Dee and Don streets.

Police are looking for a middle-aged caucasian male, of a stocky build and balding with a ginger and white beard.