31 Jan 2017

Man suffers serious head injuries in street attack

5:25 pm on 31 January 2017

A man has been hospitalised with head injuries after a serious assault in Christchurch.

Canterbury police said the 53-year-old was set upon by another man, who was with a group of people, on Thursday evening.

The attack happened under the Moorhouse Avenue-Colombo Street overbridge.

The victim was pushed to the ground and then kicked in the head, and remains in Christchurch Hospital.

Police have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.