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Source: New Zealand Police

Police have arrested two men in relation to a sexual assault reported on 3 February in Cromwell.

The arrests were made in Hastings yesterday.

The assault reportedly occurred on the lakefront near old Cromwell town.

A 21-year-old man and a 29-year-old man have been jointly charged with abduction, sexual violation, injuring during the commission of a crime and impeding breathing.

Both will appear in Hastings District Court today.

Police are unable to make further comment as the matter is now before the court.


Issued by Police Media Centre