Woman attacked outside Timaru restaurant

Police are appealing for the public's help after a woman was allegedly attacked in Timaru on Saturday.

The woman was treated at hospital for minor injuries after she was attacked in the McDonalds drive-through on Saturday at 11.30pm.

Constable Darren Galbraith said an unknown male was understood to have grabbed the woman around her neck and struck her head on the ground.

She managed to escape her attacker and ran away through Ashbury Park.

The alleged offender was about 1.8 metres tall and had a shaved head. Anyone with information can contact Galbraith at the Timaru police station on 6879808.

The Timaru Herald