Teen has throat slashed in fight
Sat, 22 Sep 2012 1:36p.m.
A teenager has had emergency surgery in Whangarei Hospital after his throat was slashed with a knife, police say.
The 18-year-old was involved in a fight with two other men in the central business district around 2:10am today.
Detective Sergeant Shane Pilmer said the young man was expected to make a full recovery after the surgery.
A 17-year-old male had been arrested and would appear in Whangarei District Court on Monday.
Det Sgt Pilmer said police were appealing for any witnesses to the incident.
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23/09/2012 5:08:51 a.m.
What is happenning to our society with all this violence.I thought police said crime was down in the herald but maybe its lack of public reporting
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