A man stabbed in the head and arms six times yesterday
shouted for help from a Rotorua shopping centre car park.
Rotorua police and St John Ambulance found the man, aged in
his 30s, outside the police station near the Owhata Rd
entrance to the Te Ngae Shopping Centre car park, about
Sergeant Jason Henderson said the man had "superficial" stab
wounds to the top of his head and arms. The man, who was
stabbed before arriving at the car park, called emergency
services from a cellphone.
An Ambulance North Communications spokesman said the victim
had been stabbed six times and was considered status 3, which
meant moderately injured. He was taken to Rotorua Hospital
The Rotorua CIB is investigating.
- By Alison King of the Rotorua Daily Post