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Source: New Zealand Police – Press Release/Statement:

Headline: Three arrested following assault in Raetihi

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 – 5:34pm

Police can confirm they have arrested three people in relation to the serious assault of two people in Raetihi overnight. 

A man and a woman were assaulted when they interrupted the group who had been trying to steal property.

A 19-year-old male has been charged with Intent to Cause Grievous Bodily Harm, a 25-year-old female has been charged with Aggravated Assault and Burglary, and a 21-year-old female has been charged with Aggravated Assault.

Enquiries into the incident are continuing.

As the matter is now before the Court Police is unable to comment further.


Issued by Police Media Centre