One taken to hospital following Katikati stabbing

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UPDATED: One person is in Tauranga Hospital after a stabbing in Katikati tonight.

Police were called about 7.30pm, following a report of someone being stabbed on Main Road.

A police spokesperson says the seriousness of the person's injuries is unclear at this stage.

"The person is being transported to Tauranga Hospital.

"Police are conducting inquiries to locate those involved in the stabbing."

People with information about the incident can contact Tauranga Police Station on 07 577 4300.

Alternatively, information can be left anonymously via the Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 line.


Reports are coming in of an incident in Katikati this evening.

SunLive readers have messaged us on Facebook to say something has happened near the ANZ Bank.

"There are a lot of police in the area."

SunLive has contacted police for more information.

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