14 Dec 2012

Arrest made in Auckland stabbing

6:45 pm on 14 December 2012

Police have made an arrest over a stabbing that has left a man in an induced coma.

The 25-year-old is in a critical condition in Auckland Hospital after he was stabbed in his upper right leg in an altercation with another person in Birkenhead on Thursday night.

A man, 36, will appear in the North Shore District Court on Saturday charged with common assault.

Police say further charges could be laid.