Three teens arrested after Central Auckland violent attack

Puke ‘e he kau Polisi ‘Aokalani’ ha toko tolu kuo nau hongofulu tupu ta’u ki he ‘ohofi fakataumu’a fakalavea’i ‘o ha ongo tangata ‘e ua ‘i loto ‘Aokalani ‘i Mē ‘aho 5, 2018. Ne tā lahi’i e ongo tangata’ ni ‘o a’u ‘ikai ke na toe ‘ilo ha me’a ‘i he Queen Street. Kuo faka’ilo ai ha kau tangata taki ta’u 17 ‘e toko tolu ki he hia ‘e ua ko e fakalavea taumu’a ke fakatupu ha kafo lahi ki he sino’.

Police have arrested three teenagers in relation to a violent assault of two men in Auckland’s CBD on 5 May 2018.

The two male victims were violently assaulted and rendered unconscious in what was a completely unprovoked and frightening attack on Queen Street.

Three 17-year-old males have all been charged with two counts of injures with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

One of the males also faces an additional charge of assault with a weapon.

Two of the alleged offenders have since appeared in Auckland District Court where they were remanded on bail until their next court appearance on 13 June 2018.

The third male will be appearing in the Youth Court.

Detective Tom Malcolm says Police worked tirelessly on this investigation and cannot rule out the possibility of further arrests as enquiries continue.

“I would like to thank members of our community who came forward with vital information which has allowed to Police to identify those allegedly involved.

I would also like to acknowledge Police Ten 7 for their assistance.”

“Thankfully, the victims are expected to make a full recovery and we hope these arrests provide them with some degree of comfort in what has been a trying time for them.

Every person has the right to go out and enjoy a night out without fear of being attacked,” says Det.


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