Tauranga assault tips lead to arrest
A 37-year-old man has been arrested in relation to a serious assault in Greerton.
The crime featured on Police Ten-7 on Thursday.
Since the airing, police have received a number of tips which have led to the arrest of the alleged offender.
The man was arrested in Te Puke yesterday and is facing a charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm arising from the incident which happened on April 10 in the doorway of the Chadwick Road, Greerton, Pizza Hut.
“Thanks to information from the public as a result of Police Ten 7 our staff were able to follow up and make an arrest,” says Detective Sergeant Rob Lemoto.
“The victim is also appreciative of the public response which has enabled the arrest.”