Further arrests made following Rotorua assault
Police have arrested 12 more Hells Angels gang members in relation to an assault on several innocent members of the public in Rotorua last month.
This follows 11 arrests made yesterday after search warrants carried out in Waitematā and Whanganui.
The men, all Hells Angels gang members ranging in age from 25 to 57, are facing charges including rioting, wounding with intent, and assault with intent says Rotorua Police Detective Sergeant Caroline Wharton.
The arrests relate to an incident on May 22 outside a bar on Arawa Street, Rotorua, in which 14 members of the public were assaulted, she says.