Man attacked and seriously injured in Cannons Creek Park

News from NZ Police
Police are investigating a serious assault that occurred last night between 10.30pm – 11.30pm at Cannons Creek Park in Porirua.

Police were called at 3am this morning, by staff at Kenepuru Hospital who reported that a man had a suspected fractured skull. He is in a serious condition.

The man had been walking home after having dinner at a friend’s house in Worcester Street. He took a short cut through Cannons Creek Park where Police have discovered fresh blood and items belonging to the victim.

The Police examination of the entrance to Cannons Creek Park, off Castor Street, has determined a group of people may have been hanging out while drinking alcohol. Local inquiries have established this as a regular location for people to congregate and drink.

The Police warn people to be vigilant if out walking at night in this area.

Police would like hear from anyone who has knowledge about this incident, or may know of people who were in this area on Thursday night between 10.30pm and midnight Please contact the Wellington Crime Squad on 3812077.


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