28 Jan 2011

Police seek witness to stabbing incident

10:04 am on 28 January 2011

Police in Wellington are appealing for a witness to a stabbing who helped the victim, to come forward.

A man, 46, was knifed in the chest and back in the suburb of Kilbirnie on Tuesday afternoon.

A man, 64, has appeared in court, charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Detective Sergeant Mike Priston says police would like to talk to the witness who intervened and protected the victim from further attack.