26 Jan 2011

Appeal for witnesses to Wellington stabbing

5:50 pm on 26 January 2011

Police are looking for witnesses to a daytime stabbing outside shops in a Wellington suburb.

A 46-year-old man is in hospital with wounds to his chest and back after being stabbed afternoon in Kilbirnie on Tuesday afternoon.

A 64-year-old man has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, and was to appear in the Wellington District Court on Wednesday

Police say a number of people intervened during the incident, and officers would like to hear from those witnesses.