3 Dec 2023

Man critically injured in Whanganui assault

3:31 pm on 3 December 2023


Police are seeking information after a man was critically injured in an assault in Whanganui Saturday night.

The victim was found injured and unresponsive at a Paterson Street property just before 10pm Saturday, police said.

He was flown to Wellington Hospital, where he is in a serious but stable condition.

Police said they want to hear from any witnesses at the scene who may have information about the assault.

Investigators have conducted a scene examination, and enquiries are continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 105, or online at 105.police.govt.nz - clicking 'Update Report' and quote the file number 231203/4869.

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.