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Man in hospital after stabbing attack by youths in Wainuiomata

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Police are investigating a serious assault which occurred on Parkway in Wainuiomata on Friday night.

About 11:45pm that evening a 26 year old man was attacked by a small group of youths near the alleyway exiting Rata Street. It is believed that the people involved had recently left a nearby party.

During the attack the man sustained a number of stab wounds requiring surgery. He is now in a stable condition in Hutt Hospital.

Detective Sergeant Richard Orr would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who have information which may assist in identifying the attackers.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 04 527 2374 or phone CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.

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