Teen arrested in connection to stabbing

A 22-year-old man was stabbed and taken to hospital, where he has since been discharged.

A man is recovering at home after being stabbed in Whakatane. 

The victim was taken to hospital following an assault on Monday night. 

A police media spokesperson says the incident happened just after 10pm. 

“Police were called to a report of an assault at a residential address at Mary Henry Place in Whakatane around 10.15pm. 

“A 22-year-old male was reportedly stabbed and taken to hospital, he’s now been discharged and is recovering.

 “A 15-year-old has been arrested and is helping with enquiries, which are ongoing.”

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