1493270413080 - Man in serious condition following stabbing in Papakura, south Auckland

Man in serious condition following stabbing in Papakura, south Auckland

A man is seriously hurt and a woman has moderate injuries after a stabbing in south Auckland.

The man received a stab wound to the abdomen in the incident, which happened in the suburb of Papakura just after 4pm on Thursday, police said.

Both he and the woman were taken to Middlemore Hospital.

The alleged offender fled the scene but was arrested by police in the Manurewa area, police said.

“At this point in time police believe this is a domestic related incident.”

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