4 Jan 2019

Police investigate Auckland stabbing involving US hip hop group Rae Sremmurd

1:58 pm on 4 January 2019

Police are investigating a stabbing in central Auckland involving an American hip hop group.

Federal Street is located in Auckland's CBD.

Federal Street is located in Auckland's central business district. Photo: Google

Emergency services were called to a clash between two groups of people on Federal Street shortly after 4pm yesterday.

The police say a man received injuries from a glass bottle and is now recovering from surgery.

The hip hop group, Rae Sremmurd, is understood to have been involved in the fight.

Slim Jxmmi, a member of the group, has posted a video on social media showing a bandaged hand.

The police say two men are assisting with inquiries.