Three tourists attacked in robbery in Nelson

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Section
Crime,
Publish Date
Sunday, 9 December 2018, 4:53PM
Six people set upon the group in the early hours of this morning. (Photo / File)
Six people set upon the group in the early hours of this morning. (Photo / File)

Three tourists have been attacked in a brutal assault in Nelson. 

Police are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated robbery early this morning.

At about 1.50, up to six people attacked three tourists in an alleyway leading from Bridge Street to Montgomery Square carpark.

Detective Sergeant Lex Bruning says personal items were taken and one of the men suffered a broken nose and fractured jaw.

He asks that anyone who saw the incident or the group to contact police or Crimestoppers. 

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