Teen arrested in connection to stabbing
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.”