Police investigating incident in Kapiti
"Police investigating incident in
To be attributed to Detective
Senior Sergeant Ian Martin:
Police responded to
reports of three men fighting outside a property in Raumati
around 8:30pm last night.
It is believed the fight was in
relation to an earlier incident at an address on Rimu Road.
Two of the men were taken to hospital and have since been
The men are all known to each other and are
assisting with Police enquiries.
A scene guard was in
place on Rimu Road overnight and Police have been conducting
enquiries at the address today as part of the ongoing
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