West Coast man wanted over sex assault

ANNA PEARSON
Last updated 18:08 13/06/2014
Tandy Robertson
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SEEKING INFORMATION: West Coast police want to speak to Tandy Robertson, 33, in relation to a sexual assault.

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West Coast police are searching for a man in relation to a sexual assault on a 27-year-old woman.

The alleged attack happened in Westport about 3.30pm yesterday.

Detective Sergeant Gavin Nichols, of Greymouth police, said the circumstances surrounding the incident were concerning.

"We are thankful that [the victim's] injuries are not more serious," he said.

The 27-year-old received medical treatment and help from Victim Support and was recovering well.

Police want to speak to 33-year-old Tandy Robertson in relation to the incident.

Nichols said Robertson was wanted on an unrelated warrant for failing to appear in the Invercargill District Court.

Anyone who had seen him or had information on his whereabouts needed to contact police, he said.

"We are keen to receive information from anyone, particularly from Westport, who may have heard or seen anything that may assist this inquiry."

Robertson is Caucasian, 173cm tall and of medium build.

Anonymous information can be given by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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