Assault leaves man in critical condition


A serious assault at Franklyn Village early this morning has left one man in critical condition.

Police were called to the incident at Franklyn Village about 2.30am today where it was reported that men were fighting.

One man was arrested and is in custody. A 46 year old man was taken to hospital with a head injury. His condition has deteriorated overnight and he is described as being in a critical condition and will be transferred to Wellington Hospital

Two more men have been arrested in relation to the incident and are currently being interviewed by Police. Police are also reviewing CCTV footage of the incident.

No charges have yet been laid.