A man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder
after a police officer suffered serious head injuries late on
Otara man Walter George Tauatevalu, 36, also faced two counts
of male assaults female when he appeared in the Manukau
District Court this morning.
He was remanded in custody to reappear in the High Court at
Auckland later this month.
Tauatevalu, who was wanted for questioning over the incident,
handed himself into Counties-Manukau police last night.
He was originally charged with causing grievous bodily harm
but that charge was upgraded today.
His occupation was listed on the charge sheets in court as