Teenage fisherman found at Nelson home with large head laceration and no recollection of what happened




Nelson police are trying to piece together what happened to a 17-year-old fisherman who was found at his accommodation with a large laceration to his head.


Source: 1 NEWS

The young man was found by work colleagues at about 3am on Tuesday, April 10.

He had earlier been removed from licensed premises in Nelson and was seen wandering around Bridge Street before being found with the injury.

He has no recollection of events after leaving the bar.

Police located a large pool of blood in the Liquorland carpark off New Street.

A review of CCTV camera footage has identified several people and vehicles moving between the area of Bridge Street and New Street at the time of interest.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have seen what took place or noticed the young man wandering around after 2am.

He is of slim build and had a distinctive haircut with the top of his head shaved and longer hair to the collar at the back.

He was wearing a rugby style top, coloured yellow and black with CCC on the front and dark jeans.

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