Assault in Tasman District, 3:00pm 3 Dec 2008
New Zealand Police Alert 3:00pm 3 Dec 2008 Tasman
Location of incident: Nelson
Incident type: Assault
Nelson police have jointly charged a 30 year old male, and a 21 year old female with injuring their 17 week old baby.
Both have been charged with 'Wounding with Intent to cause Grievous Bodily harm' and 'Failing to Supply the Necessaries of Life'.
The charges relate to severe brain injuries the baby received on or about the 27th October, 2008, which were discovered when the baby was admitted to Nelson Hospital that same day.
Both will be appearing at the Nelson District Court during the afternoon of the 03/12/2008.