16 Sep 2016

Two arrests after baseball bat attack in Greymouth

7:20 pm on 16 September 2016

A man and a woman have been arrested after a man was attacked with a baseball bat in a suburb of Greymouth, this afternoon.

Police said the attack happened shortly before 1pm on Tasman Street, Karoro, near the cemetery.

The man who was hit around the head was taken to hospital for assessment but his injuries were not thought to be life-threatening, police said.

A man has been arrested and charged with assault with a weapon and a woman has been charged with assault.

Both are due to appear in Greymouth District Court next week.