11 Dec 2022

Police cordon off central New Plymouth road after person found with serious injuries

8:20 am on 11 December 2022
Unexplained death in Taita, Lower Hutt early on Sunday 26th January 2020.  A Police cordon and crime scene invetsigation tent were in place Monday 27th January 2020.  Police Emergency tape.

(file image) Photo: RNZ / Patrice Allen

A person is in hospital after being found with serious injuries in New Plymouth last night.

Police said emergency services were called to Robe Street about 11pm.

They do not know yet know how the person was injured.

A large cordon is in place and a scene investigation is underway.

A New Plymouth local said they saw a car park between Devon and Powderham Streets opposite TSB Showplace blocked off about 6am.

Police were guarding those three streets, they said.