Police speaking to man over peeping-tom incident
Christchurch Police speaking to man over peeping-tom
Christchurch Police investigating reports of a
man peering into a Mairehau house on Tuesday evening [22
January] say a person is now assisting them with their
Police received a number of calls from members
of the public following publicity yesterday over the
incident, near Walter Park, including calls for information
about a distinctive Toyota Hiace van.
Senior Sergeant Phil
Dean says a 54-year old Christchurch man has come forward to
police this afternoon and is assisting Police with their
Investigations are continuing and no decision
has yet been made on possible
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Gordon Campbell: On Drone Strikes And Judith Collins‘ Last Stand
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