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Charges laid after Hastings assault

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Police have laid charges in relation to an assault on Maraekakaho Road, Hastings last night.

A 19-year-old man will appear in Hastings District Court today charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Detective Inspector Mike Foster says the victim, a 56-year-old man, remains in Hawke's Bay Hospital in a critical condition.

"Police are speaking to a second person who is helping with enquiries.

"We believe this is an isolated incident."


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