01/24/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/24/2023 01:22
Bay of Plenty Police have arrested a man following the serious assault of a woman on Te Matai Road in Te Puke, shortly after midnight on 20 January.
A 30-year-old man is expected to appear in the Tauranga District Court tomorrow on charges including wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and burglary.
The woman remains in a serious condition in hospital.
Police still want to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the assault. Anyone with information is asked to call Police on 105 or fill in a report online at www.police.govt.nz/use-105, using 'Update Report'.
Please reference: 230120/4732.
Information can also be provided anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-nz.org (link is external)
Issued by Police Media Centre