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Seven arrested after man stabbed during gang fight in Paremata

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Police investigating a serious assault at a Paremata service station this month have arrested seven people in relation to the incident.

Emergency services were called to the service station address about 1.15pm on Sunday 11 October after a man was stabbed.

He was transported to hospital in a serious condition.

Investigations have determined the altercation involved rival gang members.

Today Kapiti-Mana Police executed search warrants at eight addresses in Porirua and seven people were arrested and charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Four were due to appear in Porirua District Court this afternoon, and three will undergo a youth process.

Police continue to follow lines of enquiry to locate others believed to have been involved.

We want to assure everyone that Police are committed to identifying all those responsible for this incident and holding them to account.

We want our community to feel safe, and we hope these arrests provide some reassurance that this type of violent behaviour from gang members will not be tolerated.

Anyone with information or concerns about this type of activity should contact their local Police station on 105, or phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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