Arrest over sexual assault of girl

Last updated 13:53 04/02/2013

Relevant offers

Crime

Ashburton man found guilty of manslaughter and assault of Arran Gairns Return of stolen medals a 'great relief' to former Army major who missed Anzac Day Jaden Stroobant sentenced to preventive detention over violation, murder of Cun Xiu Tian Two heinous crimes, one common denominator: Meth Arun Kumar's teenage killer paroled and back at school Turning corner saves repeat Waikato drunk driver from jail Man arrested for robbing the Rangiora Mini Mart in 2016 Dome Valley trio jailed for kidnapping, attempted murder Black Power gang member stabbed during violent argument with partner 'We are deeply sorry' - Corrections admits it failed teen prisoner forced into sex by cellmate

Police have charged a 20-year-old Invercargill man in relation to an alleged sexual assault of an 8-year-old girl at Oreti Beach in Southland on Saturday.

The man is expected to appear in the Invercargill District Court today.

Invercargill police thanked members of the public for their assistance.

They would also like to hear from any one who may have been at Oreti Beach about 4pm on Saturday.

There was a large number of people present on the beach at the time and police are keen to hear from anyone who might have seen someone acting suspiciously in the area.

The alleged incident occurred in the sand dunes about 50 metres south of the main entrance to the beach. 

Ad Feedback

- The Southland Times

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content