22 Nov 2015

Man charged with attempted murder

9:17 pm on 22 November 2015

A 52-year-old man will appear in court tomorrow charged with attempted murder after two people were stabbed in different houses in Hamilton.

Police were called to a house on Merlot Place about 2pm yesterday where a man had suffered stab wounds.

They believe a man drove to the house to confront him and a fight broke out.

The stabbed man was later taken to Waikato Hospital and is now in a stable condition.

A woman was stabbed at another house.

She was also taken to hospital has since been discharged.

Two crime scenes have been examined and a third house, where the woman was stabbed, will be looked over tomorrow.