28 Feb 2012

Man attacked on Christchurch street

10:15 am on 28 February 2012

A 21-year-old man is recovering with family after being beaten unconscious by two men in the Christchurch suburb of Riccarton.

Christchurch police say the Asian man was attacked on the corner of Puriri Street and Totara Street at about 12.45am on Sunday.

Mr Freeman says police have not had a chance to interview the victim, but described the attackers as a chubby Pakeha and a taller man with darker toned skin, both about 21 years old.

Mr Freeman the man appears to have been punched, then fallen to the ground and kicked by the attackers.