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Napier assaults update

Napier assaults update
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 11:45am
Eastern

A 23 year old man has been charged with two offences in relation to an alleged home invasion which occurred at a Napier address on 26 July. This man has head injuries and remains in hospital in a critical condition.

He has been charged with assaulting a person with a blunt instrument and committing burglary with a weapon.

In an unrelated assault, a 37 year old man who was allegedly attacked at his home address on the same day is in hospital in a stable condition. A scene examination of the address is continuing and is expected to be completed today.

Enquiries are on-going, and the men in both cases have yet to be formally interviewed due to their injuries.

No further updates can be given at this time.

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