21 Jan 2016

Investigation into assault at Christchurch Men's Prison

6:10 pm on 21 January 2016

Police are investigating an assault on an inmate by another prisoner in Christchurch Men's Prison.

The incident happened about 9am today.

Police said the injured man was taken to Christchurch Hospital where he was being treated for serious injuries.

The other inmate is yet to be formally interviewed.