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Two sexual assaults in Christchurch

Two sexual assaults in Christchurch

Christchurch Police are investigating two unrelated attacks on women over the weekend.  Both appear to be sexually motivated.

In the first incident a 14 year old female has been attacked and pulled into bushes on Walton Street close to Colombo Street, at about 9.30 pm on Friday night. She has suffered bruising but no other serious injuries.

The offender is described as being male European, tall muscular build, shaved head, riding a green push scooter.

In the second incident a 19 year old female has been attacked by a male carrying a weapon in Jellie Park, Burnside, at about 1.50 am on Sunday morning.

She has suffered cuts and bruising.  In fighting back, the offender has been scratched, and her dog has bitten the offender in the shoulder / neck area.

The injuries are likely to be causing the offender discomfort. He is described as being male European, facial stubble, and wearing dark clothing.

Any information can be forwarded to Detective Greg Dalziel at the Christchurch Central Police Station on 3637899

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