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Serious assault on Anzac Avenue

"Serious assault on Anzac Avenue"

Police are currently at the scene of a serious assault that took place on Anzac Avenue, Auckland Central around 2.30pm today.

An 18-year-old woman received serious injuries and was taken to Auckland Central Hospital.

The victim’s family has been notified and are being supported by Police and Victim Support.

An 18-year-old man is currently in Police custody assisting with enquiries.

“This was not a random attack and the two people involved are known to each other,” says Detective Senior Sergeant Scott Armstrong.

“Police were on the scene quickly and there is no ongoing risk to the public”.

Police will remain at the scene to complete an examination and are working to ensure there is a minimal amount of disruption to traffic flow.

Detective Senior Sergeant Armstrong thanked the public for their assistance and urged anyone with information to contact the Operation Pompano investigation team on 09 3026557.

ENDS

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