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Man Arrested Following Waimana Assault

Police arrested a 30-year-old man this morning in relation to an assault outside the Waimana Rugby Club on Saturday 11th May.

"There was a search warrant conducted out in Waimana assisted with the Armed Offenders Squad. As a result, one person is in custody," says Whakatāne Community Constable, Rob Jones.

"He is due to appear in Whakatāne District Court today facing a charge of wounding with intent to injure," a Police spokesperson says.

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