Critical assault and store glass damaged in Dunedin

A big farmers window was broken in George St. Picture/Peter Waterproof coat

A 71-year-old man is in hospital after a severe assault by a person who broke store home windows in central Dunedin, police say.

Constable Nick Turner mentioned officers have been known as to the assault at George St at round 2 a.m. right this moment.

A 31-year-old man allegedly broke and broken a number of home windows of the store.

Police mentioned the sufferer was passing by and tried to speak to her and was assaulted.

The critically injured aged man was taken by ambulance to Dunedin Hospital and is now in a steady situation.

A 31-year-old Dunedin man has been charged with 4 counts of intent to trigger harm and willful hurt and is predicted to look in district court docket right this moment.

Whitcoulls, farmers and $n’sense customers can see the injury.
Jeweler Brent Weatherall mentioned the assault occurred in entrance of his retailer and was caught on CCTV.

He mentioned the footage indicated that the assault passed off round 2 a.m. and the window was damaged for about half an hour earlier than that.

Weatherall mentioned his home windows weren’t damaged, however workers discovered blood splatters on the door after the “horrific” assault.

“I believe it is a particularly unhappy scenario that appears to be a standard prevalence nowadays.”

Weatherall mentioned the footage confirmed the sufferer was hit by an object earlier than falling to the bottom and the assault continued so long as he lay on the street.

“It isn’t good to see in any respect. I hope that individual is okay.”

He was completely satisfied that the alleged attacker had been caught.

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