Police believe they are close to identifying suspects
involved in a violent early-morning assault in South
Officers were called to the Winthrop Way incident in Mangere
at about 3am this morning.
A 19-year-old male was taken to Auckland City Hospital with
serious head injuries, Senior Sergeant Kai Shao.
He was now in a stable condition.
The assault, which occurred in the driveway of the teenager's
home, is believed to be linked to an altercation earlier on
in the night.
"We are getting very close to IDing those involved," Mr Shao
He also belived a chair may have been used in the assault.
The property was cordoned off this morning for a scene
- By Teuila Fuatai of APNZ