One hospitalised with serious injuries, one in custody after assault at property in Linwood, Christchurch

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A person has been hospitalised with severe injuries after an assault in the Christchurch suburb of Linwood.

A police spokesperson told Newshub a person was attacked at a residential property in the early hours of Thursday morning.

The assault was reported shortly before 5am. 

"Police are responding to an assault at a residential property in Linwood," police said.

"One person has been transported to hospital with serious injuries."

An individual has been taken into custody in relation to the assault.