Police probe after female Peace Corps attacked in Tonga

Tongan Police are investigating a brutal attack on a Peace Corps woman in Sopu on the weekend.

This has been confirmed by the Nukuʻalofa Police Superintendent Tevita Fifita to Kaniva News.

Fifita released no further information as Police investigation continued.

Kaniva understands the victim is a Peace Corps Voulnteer.

Taimi ʻo Tonga correspondent Tevita Motulalo reported on Facebook the volunteer received serious injuries to her face.

The attack occurred on Saturday morning.