Arrest made after stabbing in Edgecumbe

Police are investigating after a person was seriously assaulted in Edgecumbe on Friday night.  

A spokesperson for Police said they were called to the Edgecumbe Domain on College Road at 6:50 pm after reports someone had been stabbed. 

Police said one person was taken to Whakatane hospital with serious injuries and another person was arrested near the scene. 

Police have launched an investigation and are expected to release more details about the incident in the coming days. 

-newswhakatane.nz