A 17-year-old charged with assaulting an elderly Waikanae couple in their home last week has appeared in court.
The man and woman in their mid-80s suffered head and face injuries.
Hohepa Wallace from Otaki appeared in the Porirua District Court today on two charges of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
He also faces two charges of burglary relating to the same attack.
There was no application for bail and he was remanded to reappear on Friday.