8 Jul 2017

Police investigate after man stabbed near Hutt rail line

12:53 pm on 8 July 2017

A man has been left seriously wounded after a stabbing in Lower Hutt, near Wellington.

A police car outside a cordon in South Auckland

Photo: RNZ / Cole Eastham-Farrelly

He was found with a stab wound to his abdomen near the railway track by Awamutu Grove, Waiwhetū, just after 8am.

Police said they had started an investigation, and the man was in Wellington Hospital in a serious condition.

They were examining a property on Randwick Road in relation to the stabbing, they said.