Bashed woman airlifted to hospital

By Staff reporter


A woman has been airlifted to hospital after she was seriously assaulted.


The 51-year-old woman from Te Kaha was flown to Whakatane Hospital by the TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter late last night.


Helicopter pilot Liam Brettkelly said the woman had been a victim of an assault and had suffered serious injuries to her face.


The woman is today recovering in Whakatane Hospital.

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