Christchurch: Arrest Made in Central City Assault
Arrest Made in Central City
Monday, 5 May 2014 -
Christchurch Police have arrested a
man in connection with an alleged assault on a sex worker in
the central city early on Friday morning.
Sergeant Grant Collins says as a result of information
received from a member of the public, Police executed a
search warrant at a Phillipstown address today and arrested
a 20-year old Christchurch man.
The man has been charged
with assault with intent to commit sexual violation, and
will appear in the Christchurch District Court tomorrow
[Tuesday 6 May].
The incident occurred at around 2.15am on
Friday [2 May] when a sex worker was assaulted by a man in
Cambridge Green, a small park near the intersection of
Barbadoes and Salisbury Streets.
Collins says Police are grateful for the assistance of the
public and media, after photographs of a person of interest
were published during the
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