Large fight in Hutt

The Northern Advocate - - Nation -

Eye­wit­nesses re­ports see­ing shot­guns and ma­chetes used in a large fight in Stokes Val­ley, Lower Hutt yes­ter­day af­ter­noon. So­cial me­dia users said the fight took place on Ge­orge St near De­lany Park and gun­shots were heard by mem­bers of the pub­lic nearby. One woman said the in­ci­dent took place near the in­ter­sec­tion of Speedy St, the fight tak­ing place in the park and over the road. “Huge group fight­ing in the park and over the road. Shot­guns and ma­chetes. Quiet now but still wouldn’t risk it,” the woman wrote. An­other woman told New­stalk ZB she heard “bangs” but only saw ma­chetes. A po­lice spokes­woman said po­lice were re­spond­ing to a dis­or­der in­ci­dent in Stokes Val­ley but lim­ited in­for­ma­tion was avail­able at edi­tion time.

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