Friday, 6 May 2022 - 5:11pm |

Arrest made in Wairarapa grievous assault

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The following statement is attributable to Wairarapa CIB Supervisor Sergeant Michael Smith:

Wairarapa police have arrested a 22-year-old man from Whanganui this evening in relation to a grievous assault that took place at a residential address in Masterton on Wednesday evening.

A man initially arrived at a commercial premises on Chapel Street with injuries and was transported to Wellington Hospital in a serious condition.

They remain in hospital and are expected to make a full recovery.

This afternoon a 22-year-old man was taken into custody and charged with Grievous Assault following the execution of a search warrant by Police.

The man is due to appear in the Masterton district Court on the Saturday 7 May.

We can reassure the public that the parties were known to each other, and the incident poses no wider risk to the community.


Issued by Police Media Centre