13 Oct 2009

Information sought from public after street fight

2:07 pm on 13 October 2009

Police in Huntly are appealing for information from the public after a man was seriously injured in a fight there on Saturday night.

The police says the man, 35, was punched in the face and hit the back of his head on the road.

He is in a critical condition in Waikato hospital's intensive care unit.

Police say the incident happened outside a fundraising event at the Taniwharau Rugby League Club.

A man has been arrested and has been charged with assault and police say more serious charges are pending.

They particularly want to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident.