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'Indian-origin' man beaten up with baseball bat in New Zealand, critical

The assault took place in Auckland at 10.20 pm on Wednesday. (Image source: pixabay) Photograph: (Others)

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Aug 17, 2017, 07.23 AM (IST)

A 25-year-old man, reported to be of Indian-origin, was beaten up by a person with a baseball bat in Auckland, New Zealand.

The man is in a critical condition, media reports said.

The incident took place at 10.20 pm on Wednesday.

The man was reportedly left on the footpath.

The identity of the victim is not known and the police have sought public help to identify him. 
"He is in a critical condition in Auckland Hospital and Police are requesting the public's help to identify this man so we (can) contact his family," detective senior sergeant Karen Bright, Counties Manukau Police, said, PTI reported. 

"He was wearing a grey collared shirt, blue jeans and black sneakers with white soles. He is believed to be of Indian descent," he said.


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