Wanaka: Three arrests following alleged assault

Police are thanking members of the public following the arrest of three Dunedin men in regards to the alleged assault at Puzzling World, earlier this year.

Police were called to an assault on an Australian man at Puzzling World in Wanaka on the 20 January.


In a statement this morning, Detective Matthew Jones said two men are to appear in the Dunedin District Court today, with a third man scheduled to appear in the Queenstown District Court, on the 19 February.

All have been charged with violence and disorder offenses.

The victim, who has since recovered from his injuries, and his family returned to Australia shortly after the assault.

The victim of the initial verbal abuse, who was believed to have possibly been of Indian origin, has not been identified.

As the matter is before the court no further comment will be made.

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