Bay of Plenty

Police are investigating a serious assault in Tauranga on Sunday 7 April 2019.

A man with serious injuries was found on The Strand near the public toilets on Wharf Street around 3:45am. The assault is believed to have happened around 3:20am. The man was taken to hospital, where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

A 24-year-old man has been charged with wounding with intent and is due to appear in Tauranga District Court today.