21 Jun 2021

Hawke's Bay man charged over assault on elderly woman, son

5:45 pm on 21 June 2021

Police have charged a 25-year-old Wairoa man after the assault of two people at a house in Napier yesterday.

An elderly woman and her son were assaulted and taken to hospital with serious injuries.

They are both now in a stable condition.

The man will appear in the Hastings District Court tomorrow.

He has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Police said in a statement that other charges may also be laid.