Police appeal for information about assault on woman in Whitianga

Police are investigating the assault on a woman in Bryce St Whitianga between 11pm and 11.15pm on Saturday (file photo).
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Police are investigating the assault on a woman in Bryce St Whitianga between 11pm and 11.15pm on Saturday (file photo).

A woman thought someone was calling for help in Whitianga on Saturday night so she went to their aid.

In return, she was assaulted, Whitianga police said in a statement.

Police are appealing for information about the assault that unfolded on Bryce St in Whitianga between 11pm and 11.15pm on Saturday evening. 

"The female was initially going to the aid of somebody she believed had called out for help," . 

She was then assaulted. 

"Police would like to speak to anybody that has information in regards to this assault or who was in the vicinity at the time."

Anyone with information can contact Detective Glenn Ewing on 07 863 9365 or Whitianga Police on (07) 866 4000.

Information can also be shared anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

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