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Gang brawl in Wainui tavern; 50-year-old charged with stabbing

News from NZ Police
A man is appearing in the Lower Hutt District Court this morning charged in relation to an incident at a bar last night.

Police were called to the Fitzroy Tavern in Wainuiomata around 10:30pm last night, after a fight broke out between two rival gang members.

“As a result of the incident, a 30 year old man received stab wounds to his stomach and leg. He is currently in hospital however his injuries are not believed to be life threatening,” says Detective Sergeant Anthony Tebbutt of the Lower Hutt CIB.

A 50 year old man will appear in Court today charged with assault with a weapon.