20 Nov 2020

Police appeal for witnesses to serious assault in Hawera

11:17 pm on 20 November 2020

Police are asking for the public's help after a serious assault in Hawera earlier this month left a man with serious injuries.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

The man was assaulted in an alleyway near the White Heart Hotel in the early hours of 7 November.

He was taken to hospital later for treatment.

Police say they are following strong lines of inquiry in identifying those responsible, but would still like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident.

They are also keen to talk to a person who helped the man and walked him home.

Anyone with information can call police on 105, quote file number 201111/4323.