CIB are investigating two incidents that occurred overnight

Friday 29 June 2012, 12:40PM
By New Zealand Police


Tairäwhiti Police: CIB are investigating two incidents that occurred overnight.

The first incident occurred last night about 11pm in Kaiti. A group of people turned up at a party uninvited and a fight occurred. As a result of the incident 3 people from the uninvited group required hospital treatment for stab wounds. The injuries are considered non-life threatening. The injured were two women aged 16 and 20 years and a man aged 22 years. The incident is gang related.

The second incident involved a 24 year old man who presented himself to the Tairäwhiti Police at about 5 am this morning. He was bleeding from the neck and required hospital treatment. It is believed the man was struck with a bottle.

Police do not believe the two incidents are related.