A man is in a critical condition after being stabbed in
downtown Auckland this afternoon.
Police and ambulance were called to Te Tau Crescent near the
former Auckland Railway Station just before 3pm today when a
man was reported to have been stabbed.
The man, aged about 40 years, had been stabbed in the ribs
with an unknown weapon, ambulance team manager Norm Ngatai
He was in critical condition and was taken to Auckland
Hospital, he said.
"It was helpful that we travelled to the scene just behind
police. We went straight in, we ascertained that the
offenders had decamped, so there was no delay getting to the
victim," Mr Ngatai said.
Auckland CIB were now investigating, police northern
communications shift manager Ian Brooker said.