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Witnesses sought following Invercargill assault

Senior Constable Jordan Edwards, Invercargill Police

Police are seeking witnesses to the serious assault of two men in Invercargill on Saturday 4 May 2019.

The assault occurred between 2:30am and 3am on the corner of Clyde Street and Crinan Street.

The victims were approached by two men who had been passengers in a vehicle travelling down Clyde Street, which was reported to have been playing loud music.

The vehicle pulled over and the suspects have gotten out, assaulted the victims, and returned to the vehicle and driven off.

One of the victims sustained moderate injuries and was taken to hospital.

Neither of the suspects were known to the victims.

Police would like to speak to a member of the public who provided the victims with transport after the assault.

They would also like to speak to anyone who may have seen or heard the assault, or who has information which can assist the investigation.

They are asked to contact Invercargill Police on 03 211 0400 quoting file number 190505/1648, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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