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Police seek identity of man linked to alleyway sex attack

Author
Sam Sherwood, NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Wed, 7 Dec 2022, 12:02pm
Police are seeking to identify this person as part of the enquiries into the Barrington Park assault. Photo / NZ Police
Police are seeking to identify this person as part of the enquiries into the Barrington Park assault. Photo / NZ Police

Police seek identity of man linked to alleyway sex attack

Author
Sam Sherwood, NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Wed, 7 Dec 2022, 12:02pm

Police are investigating a sexual assault of a young woman in a Christchurch alleyway.

The young woman was assaulted near the alleyway to Sugden St, Barrington Park about 9pm on Saturday.

The Herald understands the woman was allegedly sexually assaulted.

Detective Senior Sergeant Damon Wells said on Tuesday police were following a number of inquiries following the incident.

Police released a photo of a man officers would like to as part of our enquiries into a serious assault in Barrington Park last week.

Police were seeking assistance from the community and anyone who was in the area at the time.

“This was a traumatic ordeal and the victim is receiving support from family and friends.”

Wells said he understood the community would be on high alert following news of the assault. He reassured them the police are “working hard to find the person responsible”.

“If you were in the area around the time and noticed anything suspicious please get in contact.”

Anyone with CCTV, dash-cam footage, or any information that may assist police is asked to call 105, or online via https://www.police.govt.nz/use-105 using ‘Update My Report’ and quote file number ‘221204/2416′.

Information can also be provided anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

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