Days after a New Zealand politician justified a feral knife culture in NZ schools by saying ‘ boys will be boys’ a priest has been stabbed in a hospital chapel.
“A manhunt is on for an attacker who allegedly stabbed a priest at Taranaki Base Hospital.
Police say a large number of police are at the hospital looking for the man. He allegedly stabbed the chaplain in the arm at the hospital’s chapel on Thursday at about 8.45am.
The man is described as a Caucasian in his 20s, 177cm tall and wearing a black hoodie, black pants with white stripes and black fingerless gloves. He has short hair and a (sun or star) tattoo near his left eye, said Sergeant Bruce Irvine.
“He should not be approached as it’s believed he has an orange Stanley knife,” Sergeant Irvine told Fairfax Media.
Anyone who sees him should ring 111 immediately.” source
Later reports said
“He was approached by a male [who] entered the office and demanded the offerings from the collection boxes and during that he was held onto by the offending male who was holding a Stanley or craft knife of some sort,”
…The man also used another blunt weapon he carrying to attack the chaplain…
“He was demanding the money and the chaplain said there was nothing there to take and ‘you can’t take God’s money’.”
“He’s left with nothing basically.”
The priest was taken to the emergency department and treated for his physical injuries, our thoughts are with him and we wish him a full recovery. Meanwhile, police are still hunting for his attacker.
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