A 14-year-old boy appeared in the Hastings District Youth Court on Monday on
charges of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and theft, in
relation to an assault on a 14-year-old victim.

The incident happened in Ron Giorgi Park off Scott Drive in Flaxmere at
around 2.15am on Sunday. October 15.

Police would like to thank the public and the families of the boys involved
for their assistance with the investigation's progress to date.

Police are also grateful to the community for the information provided so


Hastings Police continues to appeal for any further information.

If you have any information, we ask that you get in touch with Hawke's Bay
Police on 06 831 0700.

If you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555