A pregnant woman and her unborn baby remain in a stable
condition in hospital after she was allegedly stabbed in the
chest by her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend.
The woman, aged in her 20s, was taken to Middlemore Hospital
in a serious condition after the incident in south Auckland
on Tuesday night.
The incident unfolded about 10.30pm in Weymouth when a
20-year-old woman arrived at an address, where a group of
people were drinking.
On her arrival there was an altercation between her and the
pregnant woman - her ex-boyfriend's new partner, said
Detective Inspector Mark Gutry.
The ex-girlfriend allegedly used a small knife to stab the
"The pregnant woman did receive a stab wound to the side of
the chest. It hasn't impacted on the child at all," Mr Gutry
The 20-year-old woman has been charged with assault.