11 Jan 2013

Pair arrested over assault outside Auckland bar

5:57 pm on 11 January 2013

Two men have been arrested over a near-fatal assault outside a bar in central Auckland on 30 December.

A Papatoetoe man was on life support in hospital for over a week after the attack. Police say he is now making a slow recovery.

A man, 27, from Massey is charged with intent to injure, causing grevious bodily harm.

He appeared in Auckland District Court on Thursday and was remanded on bail until 31 January.

A security worker, 28, is due in court on Friday, charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice.