Invercargill man charged with attempted murder

The 27-year-old allegedly attacked a 23-year-old in Invercargill on February 16.
The 27-year-old allegedly attacked a 23-year-old in Invercargill on February 16. Photo credit: Getty

A 27-year-old Invercargill man has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated robbery after attacking another man. 

The man allegedly attacked a 23-year-old at the corner of Ythan and Janet Streets in Appleby, Invercargill on February 16.

He is due to appear in the Invercargill District Court on Thursday.

The victim has been released from hospital and is recovering at home.

A 16-year-old man is also facing a charge of attempted murder and other charges relating to the incident. 

Police believe there were others involved in the incident.

Members of the public with any information are encouraged to contact Invercargill police on (03) 211 0400 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. 

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