Stabbed man in critical condition after Christchurch assault

A person is in a critical condition following an assault in Christchurch.
A person is in a critical condition following an assault in Christchurch. Photo credit: Newshub

 

The man is believed to have been stabbed during an assault in Christchurch, police say.

The man was taken to Christchurch Hospital in a critical condition, after an alleged assault about 1.00pm at a Picton Ave address, in Riccarton. 

Police are investigating the incident and are currently speaking to a woman, who is assisiting them with their enquiries.

Fire and Emergency NZ was also called to the scene, after a minor fire was reported at the same house. 

Emergency services had cordoned off a section of the road after the incident. 

Newshub.