Wickman Way and Pacific Christian School Update
Wickman Way and Pacific Christian School
27 June 2014
Arrest in Wickman
Police have arrested a 16 year old
male in relation to the incident at Wickman Way earlier in
the week. He will appear in the Manukau Youth Court today
charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily
harm and injuring with intent to injure.
Christian School Update
There is no change in
the condition of the 11 year old victim who remains in a
coma at Auckland Hospital.
The Police investigation has
progressed well and the majority of interviews with child
witnesses will be completed by the end of the day.
year old believed to be responsible for inflicting the
victims injuries remains under the care of Child Youth and
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