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Assault on 70-year-old

Assault on 70-year-old


Sunday, 2 February 2014 - 5:46pm

Hutt Valley Police are investigating a serious assault that was reported in the early hours of Sunday morning. Detective Sergeant Christiaan Barnard said, “Three unknown males have gone to an address in Bush Street, Naenae and smashed a number of windows.

“When the 70-year-old victim came out to confront the offenders, they set upon him, striking him about the body and head. He suffered a fractured collar bone and required stitches to his head. They then left in a vehicle along Bush Street towards Treadwell Street.”

Police are seeking sightings of this vehicle which has been described as a dark coloured four wheel drive, possibly a Nissan Terrano or Pathfinder. The offenders have been described as Pacific Island males wearing dark clothing.

If anyone has any information about this incident, they should contact the Hutt Valley Police on 04 560 2600.

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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