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Wellington: alleged sexual assault on Buckle Street

Wellington Police investigating alleged sexual assault on Buckle Street

Friday, 8 August 2014 - 2:54pm

Wellington

Wellington Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred around 1.30am on Sunday 3 August on Buckle Street, Wellington.

While the 18-year-old young woman was walking near the National War Memorial on Buckle Street an unknown male has sexually assaulted her. A full scene examination has been completed in the area and several items have been seized.

Detective Senior Sergeant Grant Ferguson says "This assault has been very distressing for the victim and we are offering her support. Police want to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time or seen anyone acting suspicious in the area."

"Police are reviewing CCTV footage from the area and have increased foot patrols. At this stage, we believe it is an isolated incident."

ENDS


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