Police are investigating after two young men seriously assaulted a middle-aged man outside a Chinese takeaway shop in Otautau, near Invercargill, last night.
The middle-aged man suffered serious facial injuries after the assault on Main St around 6pm. He is receiving further medical attention.
Police would like to hear from anyone that may have witnessed the assault or have any information. They are urged to call Constable Dave Cowie at Otautau police on (03) 236 6060.