Man found with stab wound critical

A man has been taken to hospital in a critical condition after being found outside a Rotorua address with a stab wound to the chest.

A police media spokesperson said the man was found outside a Victoria St address about 11.30pm yesterday.

"The man was taken to hospital in a critical condition," the spokesperson said.

An investigation is under way. 


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