Person critically injured after stabbing near Mt Wellington supermarket


The stabbing happened on Penrose Rd, near the Mt Wellington Countdown.

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The stabbing happened on Penrose Rd, near the Mt Wellington Countdown.

A person has been stabbed near a supermarket in Mt Wellington.

A police spokeswoman confirmed officers were called to an address on Penrose Rd, near the Countdown supermarket, after a person received critical injuries from a stabbing.

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Police arrived at the address shortly after 8am, the spokeswoman said, and enquiries were underway to find the offender.

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“Initial enquiries, from our scene examination, indicate that this was an isolated incident.”

A spokeswoman for St John said the call to the incident came in at 8am and two ambulances were sent to the scene.

One person was taken to Auckland City Hospital, she said.

A spokesman for Mt Wellington Countdown declined to comment and said police were outside the store investigating.