19 Jun 2009

Man airlifted from Auckland mudflats after assault

1:25 pm on 19 June 2009

Auckland police are investigating a serious assault that ended with three people injured and a dramatic air rescue.

Police are revealing few details about the incident, near Lucas Creek at Paremoremo, on Auckland's North Shore.

They have confirmed a man has been airlifted to hospital from mudflats in the area with serious injuries. Another man and a woman have been taken to hospital.

A white truck, believed to have been used by one of the men, has been abandoned in the mudflats.