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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Please attribute to Canterbury District Commander Superintendent John Price:

Police have now charged a person in relation to a family harm incident in Canterbury where an officer was injured yesterday.

A 17-year-old male is in Police custody and will appear in the Christchurch Youth Court tomorrow. He has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, assault with a weapon, and two charges of threatening to kill.

The police officer was discharged from hospital last night and will be undergoing surgery tomorrow.

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MIL OSI