Archive: February, 2017

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  Police have released CCTV footage of a car leaving an Auckland quarry, where a young woman woke up to find she was being attacked. The woman called emergency services about 2.12am on Sunday morning, after waking to find herself in an unknown location with a man standing over her with a bat. She ... Read More
February 28, 2017Kirsty
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  A dramatic video of a fight on Hamilton's main street has emerged online showing security staff brawling with punters in the early hours of Sunday morning. But the owner of a number of Hamilton's bars at the south end of Victoria St said the fight was gang related and started after ... Read More
February 27, 2017Kirsty
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Five people have been seriously injured after a group shot at each other in a Whangarei carpark last night. All five people were taken to Whangarei Hospital with firearms-related injuries. An employee at a Mobil Petrol station that backs on to Clark Rd in the suburb of Kamo said his colleagues saw ... Read More
February 23, 2017Kirsty
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  Two men have been arrested in an incident tonight involving armed police. The New Zealand Herald was sent photos tonight of four to six police officers carrying weapons while in Mahara Ave, in the North Shore suburb of Birkenhead. A police spokesman confirmed police went to the area in response to a ... Read More
February 22, 2017Kirsty
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Thieves have smashed their way into a Thames bottle store for a few bottles of booze. Police are investigating the smash and grab at Golddiggers Liquor Warehouse on Pollen St in Thames late Sunday night. At least one person wearing a dark hoodie smashed the shopfront window next to the door around 10.40pm, Senior Sergeant Ray Malcolmson of ... Read More
February 20, 2017Kirsty
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  A man has been arrested in connection to the attempted abduction of a woman in Eden Terrace. A police spokeswoman said a 30-year-old man had been arrested in Mt Albert just after 8pm. The man has been charged with aggravated wounding, abduction for the purpose of unlawful sexual connection and indecent assault. Police ... Read More
February 15, 2017Kirsty
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Two people have been stabbed in an aggravated robbery at a Domino's in Christchurch. The stabbing occurred just after 10pm yesterday on Harewood Rd in Bishopdale. Two disguised men entered the store carrying a firearm and a knife and threatened two staff members. Despite following the requests of the offenders, both were ... Read More
February 14, 2017Kirsty
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Police are investigating after a security guard at South Dunedin's Ministry of Social Development service centre was assaulted yesterday. Police were called to the office at the intersection of Hillside Rd and Rankeillor St about 1.30pm after the brother of a client of the ministry assaulted the security guard, a police ... Read More
February 14, 2017Kirsty
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  The Nelson region has experienced the largest spike in burglaries in the country, increasing by 52 per cent in a year. The 1587 burglaries — an average of four a day — contributed to an 18 per cent increase in total reported crime in 2016 compared to the previous year. Nationally, reported crime increased ... Read More
February 13, 2017Kirsty
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Waikato Police are searching for David Wayne Thompson, who is deemed dangerous and should not be approached. Police said anyone who sees the 27-year-old Thompson should call 111 immediately. Thompson is described as 175cm tall and of medium build. Police believe he is in Hamilton and is known to have associates across the ... Read More
February 10, 2017Kirsty