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Man Appears In Court in Relation To Alleged Assault

Man Appears In Court in Relation To Alleged Assault

Invercargill Police this morning charged a 20-year-old Invercargill man in relation to an alleged sexual assault of an 8-year-old girl at Oreti Beach on Saturday (2 February).

The man was due to appear in the Invercargill District Court this morning.

Invercargill Police would like to thank members of the public for their assistance.

They would also like to hear from any one who may have been at Oreti Beach around 4pm on Saturday. There was a large number of people present on the beach at the time and Police are keen to hear from anyone who might have seen someone acting suspiciously in the area.

The alleged incident occurred in the sand dunes approximately 50 metres south of the main entrance to the beach.

Anyone with information can call Invercargill Police on 03 211-0400 or provide information anonymously via Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.


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