22 Dec 2008

Three to appear in court after alleged assault near Tauranga

6:00 am on 22 December 2008

Three men will appear in the Tauranga Youth Court on Monday after two men were assaulted in the Bay of Plenty on Saturday night.

Two men, aged 18, were assaulted in Bethlehem north of Tauranga on Saturday night.

One man remains in a serious but stable condition in Waikato Hospital with head injuries.

Three men, aged 15, 17 and 22, were arrested on Sunday and are jointly charged with assault and injuring with intent to injure.