You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

Man arrested over Palmerston North assault

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 19/04/2017

A man has been arrested in connection with the serious assault of a woman in her Palmerston North home.

The 26-year-old woman returned to her Keith Street home at 10.40am on Tuesday to find it being burgled, Acting Manawatu Area Commander Inspector Dave White said.

She was then assaulted and suffered facial and skull fractures.

A 35-year-old man has been charged with burglary, aggravated assault and assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He is due to appear in Palmerston North District Court on Thursday.

Insp White said police were not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident.

image beaconimage beaconimage beacon