Two assaults in Invercargill

Last updated 18:54 29/06/2014

Relevant offers

Crime

Tinder rape accused says date was 'very normal', but also 'not sober' Thieves steal bikes, slaughter cow and pig during South Taranaki joyride Karamea to keep sole police officer as West Coast police restructure confirmed Yarrows pleads guilty to charge over workplace injury Napier woman Courtenay Fraser found guilty of assaulting dog control officer Manawatu man goes to prison for torching car, assaulting mum Auckland police look for Head Hunters gang member after parole breach Taranaki man's driving addiction lands him in the dock Meth-smoking gran sentenced on drugs charges Jail for burglar who fell four floors leaving the scene of the crime

Police are seeking witnesses to two early morning assaults in Invercargill.

Southland police say they have not yet arrested anyone and are looking for more information about the two incidents which took place in close proximity.

Invercargill police say the first assault occurred about 1.30am today in the Newfield Tavern carpark in Centre Street.

A 41-year old man was knocked to the ground by an assailant and was treated for minor injuries at Southland Hospital, police said.

A short time later a 28-year-old man was chased to a property at nearby Wye Street. It appeared he was chased there by a group of people and was also assaulted, police said. 

The victim received injuries around his head and eye. He was initially taken to Southland Hospital for treatment and later was flown to Dunedin Hospital.


Ad Feedback

- The Southland Times

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content