Teen allegedly attacked Thai woman

The teen will appear in the Waitakere District Court next week. File photo
The teen will appear in the Waitakere District Court next week. File photo

A teen will appear in the Waitakere District Court next week after allegedly attacking a Thai woman in Henderson.

Police said the 17-year-old was arrested on Friday and would face charges of aggravated burglary and aggravated assault in relation to the incident. He has also been charged with possession of meth/utensils.

A police spokeswoman said a woman had earlier required treatment to a "laceration" to her hand after an incident.

A Thai community spokesman told the Herald the victim was a visitor from Thailand, and was currently being cared for by family members after being discharged from Middlemore Hospital.

- NZ Herald

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