8 Apr 2019

Prisoner hospitalised after alleged assault at Paremoremo

7:30 pm on 8 April 2019

A prisoner has been taken to hospital after an apparent assault at Paremoremo Prison in Auckland today.

Corrections said the area where the incident took place had been secured and it was being treated as a crime scene.

The department said it would investigate the incident and police have been informed.

A spokesperson said the victim was not the man charged over last month's massacre in Christchurch.