9 Jan 2014

NZ boxer Joseph Parker assaulted in Samoa

12:09 pm on 9 January 2014

The police in Samoa are investigating an alleged assault against New Zealand's international heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker.

The police say three men were arrested and charged with assault after an incident in a club in Apia over the holiday period.

The motive behind the attack is unknown.

The three men will appear in court next week.