Waikato police have arrested three men after a Kihikihi meter reader was found with serious head injuries in January.
In a statement, police said emergency services were called to Kihikihi’s Oliver St on January 5 where a meter reader was found with serious head injuries.
Detective Sergeant Anthony Hodgson said the arrests follow “extensive” inquiries and determined investigative work by Te Awamutu Police.
“We are pleased we have been able to provide the family with some relief that those believed responsible have been located and arrested.”
The three men are aged 33, 36 and 50 have been charged with wounding with intent to injure with reckless disregard, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and arson.
The men are due to appear in the Te Awamutu District Court on April 4.