A 16-year-old youth has been arrested over a stabbing in
Mangere earlier this week.
He will appear in the Manukau Youth Court today, charged with
wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and
injuring with intent to injure over the incident in Wickman
Two teenagers were taken to hospital after Tuesday's
incident, which involved students from Southern Cross Campus,
a Year 1-13 school.
One suffered a stab wound to the neck, and the other suffered
Neither injury was thought to be life-threatening, and the
patient suffering from a neck wound was later in a stable
The stabbing happened just hours after an 11-year-old student
was stabbed at Pacific Christian School, also in Mangere.
Police said the two incidents were not connected in anyway.