One person is in hospital following a stabbing near a Mt Wellington Countdown in Auckland this morning.
Police said they were called to the Penrose Road scene shortly after 8am and the person was in a stable condition in hospital.
A nearby store worker told 1 NEWS: “Someone got stabbed, they were rushed to hospital. That’s all I know.”
Police have cordoned off the area outside the supermarket.
“We're attending an incident on Penrose Road and initial inquiries suggest a person has been injured," a police spokesperson said.
Police will conduct a scene examination.
Initial inquiries indicate this was an isolated incident, police said.