Two cops taken to hospital after baseball bat assault

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2021-04-05 09:06:44

Two cops have been assaulted throughout a routine visitors cease within the Hamilton suburb of Fairfield simply after midnight.

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Photograph: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Police mentioned they stopped a automobile with three folks in it and so they have been talking to the motive force when he allegedly obtained out a baseball bat and assaulted the officers.

Each have been taken to Waikato Hospital in a reasonable situation.

One officer has been discharged with a concussion and the opposite has suffered a cranium fracture and stays in hospital in a steady situation, police mentioned.

A 17-year-old male will seem within the Youth Court docket tomorrow in reference to the assault.

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