Topic: Crime

Five people in hospital after Whanganui stabbing

By Jessica Tyson, Tema Hemi
  • North Island: West Coast

Multiple people having been injured during a stabbing incident in Whanganui this afternoon.

Five people have been taken to hospital following the stabbing, a St John spokesperson told Te Kāea.

Police say they were called to the incident at around 4.15pm in Wicksteed Street.

“One person has been taken into custody,” police said in a statement.

More to come.