1 Feb 2010

Student suffers head injuries in group attack

8:18 pm on 1 February 2010

A high school student is in hospital with serious head injuries after being attacked in Christchurch.

Police say a large group of students assaulted the youth near McDonalds in the suburb of Merivale after attending parties around the city.

A 19-year-old man has been charged with assault and will appear in Christchurch District Court this week.

Police say further charges are likely.