Tuesday, 26 May 2015 - 11:50am |

Arrest made in Hamilton CBD assault

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Hamilton Police want to reassure the public that the assault in the Hamilton CBD yesterday, which left one man hospitalised, was not the result of gang tensions as has been speculated.

Detective Sergeant Matt Cranshaw said a 36 year old man is in a stable condition in Waikato Hospital after receiving head injuries during the assault the occurred at about 3pm yesterday.

“A 44 year old man, who was known to the victim, has been arrested and is appearing today in the Hamilton District Court charged with Wounding with Intent to Injure.”

“Hamilton Police assure the public that this is an isolated incident involving two people who know each other and was not gang related.”