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Queenstown police ask public for help after serious fight in city centre

Author
Nathan Morton, NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Fri, 24 Feb 2023, 1:52pm
Shotover St is a busy public street at the heart of Queenstown city centre stretching 650m, lined with numerous food and shopping outlets. Photo / James Allan
Shotover St is a busy public street at the heart of Queenstown city centre stretching 650m, lined with numerous food and shopping outlets. Photo / James Allan

Queenstown police ask public for help after serious fight in city centre

Author
Nathan Morton, NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Fri, 24 Feb 2023, 1:52pm

A serious altercation in Queenstown city centre overnight has led local police to ask the public for help in identifying those involved.

One man received serious injuries as a result of the fight, a second man was moderately injured.

The incident began at 4.22am on Shotover St, local police confirmed in a statement.

Different parties were involved in the altercation, both of the injured people were hospitalised due to the nature of their injuries.

Queenstown Detective Constable Tim Risstrom said the early morning assault was being investigated by officers, and police were trying to piece together what happened.

“[We] believe there were a number of other people nearby when the altercation began and we need to hear from them,” said Risstrom.

Shotover St is a busy public street at the heart of Queenstown city centre stretching 650m, lined with numerous food and shopping outlets.

  • Anyone with information is asked to contact police via their 105 phone service, quoting the reference number P053756343. Members of the public can also provide information anonymously through Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

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