Friday, 11 July 2014 -
At 7.45 a.m on Friday 11th July 2014 the
Invercargill Armed Offenders squad was deployed to an
incident on Thornbury-Waimatuku Road, Southalnd in relation
to a male having been involved in a family violence matter,
where a female had been assaulted.
There was also a weapon
that had been used during this incident.
A male was
arrested at the scene by AOS staff.
Further details to
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