Case 2: Featured Case - Ballarat Street Mall Serious Assault, Queenstown

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Case 2: Featured Case - Ballarat Street Mall Serious Assault, Queenstown

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  • Case 2: Featured Case - Ballarat Street Mall Serious Assault, Queenstown
  • Case 2: Featured Case - Ballarat Street Mall Serious Assault, Queenstown
  • Case 2: Featured Case - Ballarat Street Mall Serious Assault, Queenstown

Ten 7 Aotearoa, Episode

12
21st July 2022

Queenstown Police need your help identifying the man who dealt a coward’s punch to a young man at Ballarat Street Mall in Queenstown at 2am on Saturday, 9th July. The victim was out for a night of fun with some friends. The alleged attacker has stayed close to the group while they were play fighting when he unexpectedly punched the victim in the head. This has immediately knocked the victim unconscious and he has fallen, striking his head on the ground.

The suspect has stayed around either out of remorse or watching the drama unfold. The friends of the victim have tried to keep him at the scene for Police, but he has run off. There is CCTV that tracks him along Camp Street and to Shotover Street.

He is described as:

  • Young male
  • Possibly in his early 20’s
  • Of European descent
  • Wearing a black jacket, baggy blue jeans and white Nike shoes

The victim is a young man who was treated for a head injury after this cowardly and dangerous act of violence. If you have any information that could help identify the person  please call now at 0800 107 INFO.