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Father, son and dog attacked with bats

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 26/03/2017

A father and son have allegedly been pulled from their car and beaten with baseball bats in Palmerston North, police say.

A 38-year-old man and his 13-year-old son were pulled from their red Holden utility and assaulted near the intersection of Main and Princess Streets about 3.15pm on Saturday.

The boy has a fractured arm and the father required hospital treatment.

Their dog was also beaten, and the vehicle was badly damaged.

The alleged offenders left the scene in a black Nissan.

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