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Arrest following Invercargill assault

"Arrest following Invercargill assault"

To be attributed to Detective Senior Sergeant Stu Harvey:

A 27-year-old Invercargill man has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated robbery following an attack on a man at the corner of Ythan and Janet Streets, in Appleby, Invercargill, on Friday 16 February.

The man is due to appear in Invercargill District Court today.

A 16-year-old man is already facing charges in relation to the assault, he will also be facing a charge of attempted murder when he next appears in the Invercargill Youth Court.

The 23-year-old victim has been released from hospital after this vicious attack and is recovering in the care of his family.

Police believe there were others involved in this incident and we would like to hear from anyone who may have information, they can contact Invercargill Police on 03 211 0400 or Crime stoppers 0800 555 111.

ENDS

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