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Man arrested over Auckland assault that left woman with brain bleed and fractured skull

A man has been arrested over an assault in Auckland that left a woman with a brain bleed and fractured skull.

Handcuffs (file picture). Source: istock.com

The 33-year-old man was being sought by police over a serious assault incident in Birkenhead in the early hours of Monday this week.

The female victim received serious injuries including a skull fracture, brain bleed, fractured eye socket and broken nose and is recovering in hospital, according to police.

Police thanked the public for the information provided around his whereabouts.