Man arrested after woman seriously injured in Christchurch overnight

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Sep 01, 2021 |

A man has been arrested after a woman was seriously injured in Christchurch overnight.

A police spokeswoman said there was a report of an assault at a New Brighton Road address just after 11:30pm.

She said a woman was seriously injured.

A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged with intent to injure and reckless disregard.

St John Ambulance spokesman Gerard Campbell said one patient was taken to Christchurch hospital by ambulance in a moderate condition.

The man is due to appear in the Christchurch District Court today.

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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