Date: Saturday - 18th December, 2004
Where: Victoria Street Carpark, Auckland City
Police were called on 111 by an off duty Police Officer who witnessed a large group of people dressed in Santa Claus suits, heavily intoxicated, fighting in the carpark
About 30 people - female and male were involved.
A male and female Santa Claus were arrested and charged with disorderly behaviour, the male was also charged with resisting arrest and threatening behaviour.
Police believe this group of people had been drinking since this morning
For more information you need to call: Noreen Hegarty - Communications Manager, Auckland City Police
Issued by the Police Northern Communication Centre:
Andi Devlin - Media Officer - 027-223-6743