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Police appeal for information on Dunedin assault

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Fuseworks Media

Dunedin Police are appealing for information on an assault that happened in the city early this morning.

A male is understood to have approached a young woman from behind and assaulted her on Bath Street, central Dunedin, shortly after 1am.

Police would like to speak with anyone who noticed any suspicious people or activity in the area around this time.

Particularly, Police would like to speak with a male believed to have confronted the alleged offender and intervened, which Police believed prevented any further harm to the victim.

She was treated at Dunedin Hospital for minor injuries, and discharged.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dunedin Police on (03) 471 4800.

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