Serious assault, Hornby
A 47-year-old man is currently in Christchurch Hospital in a
serious but stable condition following an assault in Hornby
Police were called to the incident about
A 43-year-old man has been arrested and will
appear on assault charges in Christchurch District Court on
Acting Detective Sergeant Ben Rolton says Police
are not seeking anyone else in relation to the assault.
thanks the members of the public who came to the aid of the
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