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One person injured following stabbing near Auckland supermarket

One person is in hospital following a stabbing near a Mt Wellington Countdown in Auckland this morning.

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Emergency services were called to the Mount Wellington supermarket just after 8am. Source: 1 NEWS

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.

A Countdown in Mt Wellington, Auckland has been cordoned off after an incident. Source: 1 NEWS

“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.