Police investigating alleged assault in Opotiki

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Police are asking for witnesses to come forward following a report of an assault in Opotiki.

An investigation is currently underway after the incident, which occurred in the reserve on the corner of Bridge Street and Nelson Street.

A member of the public informs SunLive the park was cordoned off by police this morning.

The alleged assault was reported to police at around 1:05am.

“A female victim received medical attention overnight,” says a Police spokesperson.

“An investigation is underway and officers will be in the area today conducting enquiries, including a scene examination and review of CCTV footage.”

Police ask anyone who may have heard or seen anything suspicious in the area overnight to call Police on 105 quoting file number 210625/4471.

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