Queenstown police warn off 'stalker'

Police have warned a man who stalked a Queenstown woman for three weeks to stop following her.

Senior constable Chris Blackford, of Queenstown, said a woman arrived at the police station at 1.50pm yesterday to report she was being stalked.

The man had approached her at work and she decided to go to the police, Mr Blackford said.

''She did not like his unwanted attention. It's been going on for three weeks.''

After identifying the man police spoke to him and warned him to stop.

The Southland Times