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Second arrest in attack on elderly man

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 6/07/2016

A second woman has been arrested after a 77-year-old Hastings man was bashed in his own home and his car stolen.

The man was left in hospital after the robbery at his Heretaunga Street house on June 25.

A 17-year-old handed herself in on Sunday and police on Wednesday said they had also arrested a 29-year-old woman over the attack.

The older woman has been charged with burglary with a weapon and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and is due to appear in Hastings District Court later in the day.

The teen was charged with aggravated robbery and wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

She appeared in court on Monday and did not enter a plea.

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