17 Dec 2008

Axe attack leaves man injured

11:51 am on 17 December 2008

A man has been critically injured in an attack that involved a tomahawk-like weapon at Point England in Auckland.

The 51-year-old received back and head injuries in the assault shortly before 9pm on Tuesday, and was in a stable condition in Auckland Hospital.

Police say up to three people may have been involved in the attack and a scene examination was being carried out on Wednesday.