hastingscourt

A 23 year old Latvian national will face charges of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm when he appears in the Hastings District Court this week.

The charges stem from an incident at a Flaxmere address on Saturday night where the two female victims were stabbed.

Physically the victims are recovering well from their injuries.

The defendant will also face a charge of ill-treatment in relation to the victims dog. The defendant remains hospitalised and is undergoing assessment