24 Sep 2008

Killing reported in Wanganui

11:53 am on 24 September 2008

A Wanganui street is cordoned off - it's understood that a person is dead after a baseball bat attack.

Police have not yet issued any information about what happened in Cross Street.

However, neighbours say a tent is erected outside a house and there are several police cars in the street.

A person working nearby says he saw an ambulance and a police car in Cross Street just before 10pm on Tuesday.

Another woman says that around the street was blocked off at around 3am on Wednesday.

A large number of police were present and she heard that one person had died and another had been injured in a baseball bat attack.