Man arrested for hospital attack

A 39-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman on Palmerston North Hospital grounds.

The man, from Palmerston North, will appear in court tomorrow charged with indecent assault.

The man is alleged to have knocked a women to the ground on the Ruahine St side of the hospital just before 1pm on Monday.

Police said they had notified the victim of the arrest, and would would oppose the man's bail.

Police were also still wanting to hear from people who were in the area at the time of the attack.

Manawatu Standard