January 24, 2013: Police Notebook

18:31, Jan 24 2013

A Waimate man, aged in his early 20s, was arrested for assaulting his brother at their residence on Wednesday.

The brother suffered a bump on the head, police said.

A Timaru man, 30, was arrested for drink driving (523mcg) and driving while forbidden after a traffic stop in Evans St. His vehicle was impounded.

A 22-year-old man was warned for breach of bail.

A 19-year-old Timaru woman told police she was frightened by a man driving a white van who followed her home from work in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

The woman was walking home alone when the man stopped and talked with her. Then, as she continued on her way, he followed her to her residence. She later saw the van drive past her home several times, she told police.

The man is described as white, aged about 40 years. He was driving a white Toyota Hiace-style van.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Timaru police on (03) 687 9808.

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