Lynley Bilby

Lynley Bilby is a reporter for the Herald on Sunday.

Police seek fugitive after stabbing

Vakauta is considered to be extremely violent by police, who are warning the public not to approach him. Photos / NZ Herald, Supplied
Vakauta is considered to be extremely violent by police, who are warning the public not to approach him. Photos / NZ Herald, Supplied

Police want to speak to Bensemann Vakauta, after a man was stabbed in an apartment at the former Auckland Railway Station yesterday.

They appealing for the 22-year-old fugitive to hand himself in to police.

Vakauta is considered to be extremely violent by police, who are warning the public not to approach him.

His 40-year-old male victim remained in a serious condition in Auckland City Hospital last night.

Police and ambulance were called to Te Tau Crescent just before 3pm after reports of a violent attack.

Ambulance team manager Norm Ngatai said a man had been stabbed in the ribs with an unknown weapon.

- Herald on Sunday

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