NZ Police Alert: Serious Assault, Robbery, Papanui
12:00 2-01-2008 Canterbury
Media release on behalf of Constable Mason of Papanui Police
NZ Police Alert: Serious Assault & Robbery, Papanui
Location of incident: Papanui
Incident Type: Media Release
A 20 year old male was seriously assaulted and robbed by three males on Condell Avenue, Papanui in the early hours of New Years day. Sometime between 2.15-2.35 am the male was assaulted from behind knocking him unconscious and causing serious head injuries that required medical attention.
The attack was unprovoked and of a cowardly nature. The three male offenders are all described as Europeans and approximately 20 years of age. Anyone with information in relation to this assault can contact Constable James Mason at the Papanui Police.
Issued By: Inspector Michael Coulter
This is an initial incident report. Please keep in mind that as more information is gathered by Police at the scene specific details may change.