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Nelson Police seek witnesses to assault

Nelson Police seek witnesses to assault


Nelson Police are investigating the assault of a teenage girl on the grounds of Nelson Central School on the evening of Tuesday 27 February.

Between around 8.30pm and 9.20pm that night, the girl walked along Collingwood Street, into Nile Street through Nelson Central School, then returned the same way.

She was physically assaulted in the school grounds by a man described as having a large build.
He was wearing a black hoody, loose fitting jeans that were ripped at the knee, and black and white Nike shoes.

Police would like to hear from anyone who saw a man fitting that description in the area around the time of the assault.

We’d also like to speak to an elderly couple who the girl saw while walking near 170 Collingwood Street, as we believe they may have seen something which could assist our investigation.


If you can help, please call Detective Green on 03 546 3841.
Information can also be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

ENDS

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