Witnesses sought - Man assaulted by large group
Witnesses sought - Man assaulted by large group in Nelson suffers serious facial injuries"
Please attribute to Detective Sgt Alex Brunning
Approximately 3.00am Sunday 29th May 2016 a man was walking home alone through the Nelson CBD.
He was confronted at the corner of Bridge and Rutherford Streets by a group of 6-10 people, both males and females, who were walking from the opposite direction.
He was then set upon by the group in a prolonged assault where he was knocked unconcious.
During the assault he received a fractured upper left cheek bone and has been flown to Wellington Hospital for corrective surgery.
Police seek any witnesses to the assault or ask people with information regarding this incident to contact them on 03 5463840 or Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111