Friday, 27 February 2015 - 6:30pm |

Police arrest three following disorder in North New Brighton

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Canterbury Police investigations into a disorder incident near the BP Connect QEII at approximately 7pm on 24 February 2015 has resulted in three people being arrested.  Witness reported a heated verbal exchange between two groups  of boys escalated into physical altercation before one group fled the scene.

One boy aged 13 was taken to Christchurch Hospital as a precaution and the three others in the group were assessed by medics at the scene. The 13 year old was discharged later that night.

A 29 year old man has been charged with assault and is due to appear in Christchurch District Court on 5 March 2015.  Two boys aged 14 have been referred to Youth Services. 

Police investigations into the incident are continuing.


Issued by:  Lisa-Marie Brooks, District communications Manager, Canterbury District Police. Mobile 021 942 404.