19 Jun 2021

Man in hospital after brawl in supermarket carpark

6:18 pm on 19 June 2021

An early-morning brawl in a Wellington supermarket carpark has left one person needing surgery.

The police say they were called to the New World Chaffers carpark just after 2am.

Four men were arrested for fighting and disorderly behaviour, and a fifth was taken to Wellington Hospital, where he has undergone surgery and is in a serious but stable condition.

The police want to hear from anyone who may have seen the fight, particularly if they photographed or filmed it.

Anyone with information that can help is urged to contact police on 105, quoting file number 210619/5096.