Tuesday, 19 September 2023 - 9:35am |

Three people charged in relation to Napier kidnapping and assault

1 min read

Attributable to Detective Senior Sergeant James Keene

Napier Police have arrested and charged three people with kidnapping and assault, in the Napier area following an incident last week

On September 11th Police received a report of an alleged kidnapping and serious assault involving a group of people.

Police are aware of videos that are circulating on social media in relation to this incident.

These videos have been classified as objectionable material and anyone found in possession or involved in distributing of these videos will be investigated and potentially prosecuted.

Investigations remain ongoing to identify those involved, and further charges are likely.

Anyone with information relating to this investigation is asked to contact police on 105 quoting file number 230911/6892.

Three women arrested aged 24, 20 and 17 who are due back in the Napier District Court on the 27th of September 2023.


Issued by Police Media Centre