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Auckland lodge assault: Police probe after man suffers life-threatening injuries

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NZ Herald ,
Publish Date
Fri, 17 Jun 2022, 8:11am
Ambulance and police were called to The Station Backpackers in downtown Auckland overnight. Photo / Hayden Woodward
Ambulance and police were called to The Station Backpackers in downtown Auckland overnight. Photo / Hayden Woodward

Auckland lodge assault: Police probe after man suffers life-threatening injuries

Author
NZ Herald ,
Publish Date
Fri, 17 Jun 2022, 8:11am

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after an assault at a downtown Auckland backpacker's lodge overnight.

Police and ambulances were called to The Station Backpackers on Beach Rd around 1am after a person was seriously injured.

A police spokesperson said an investigation was ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident.

One person was currently assisting them.

Emergency services were called to The Station Backpackers after an assault overnight. Photo / Hayden Woodward

Emergency services were called to The Station Backpackers after an assault overnight. Photo / Hayden Woodward

The injured man was taken to Auckland City Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

Police asked anyone with information to call them on 105, quoting file number 220617/7597.

The Station Backpackers is a 75-room hotel in Auckland's central business district within walking distance of Spark Arena.