Man in custody after Christchurch attack

An 18-year-old man may be charged with assault in central Christchurch on Friday night.

Police attended an incident on St Asaph St around 9.10pm and took one person into custody, a police spokesman said.

Hato Jone St John has been approached for comment. Police said the victim was taken to hospital, but their status is unknown.

The charges are being considered, the police spokesman said.

More to come…

* Man stabbed multiple times in Dunedin home
* One person seriously injured in an aggravated assault in east Christchurch
* Nighttime assault leaves person in serious condition in Christchurch