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Dunedin Police seeking witnesses to serious assault

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Cumberland St assault

Dunedin Police are seeking the public’s help to identify witnesses to a serious assault.

Police are investigating an assault that occurred near the intersection of Cumberland and Dundas Streets on 31 July at around 10:35pm.

A group of female students were walking along Cumberland Street when they attacked by a group of up to six youth offenders. Two young females from the group have been identified and are currently before the courts and on bail in relation to the attacks.

Three people were hospitalised, one with serious injuries and two with minor injuries.

Police are aware of a number of people walking and driving past while the incident occurred.

We would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident.

Police are particularly interested in speaking to a group of men, who were driving a Black Ford Ranger ute and pulled over to help the victims as we believe they have information that could assist the investigation.

Anyone with information that could assist Police is asked to contact us on 105 and quote file number 210801/8794.


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