If you’re thinking about emigrating to Dunedin you may want to give it a miss. Dunedin is rapidly overtaking Auckland as New Zealand’s most unsafe place for women.
A 40 year old woman was seriously assaulted at 6 am today in Cutten Street, police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.
As usual, police are keeping quiet about the nature of the victim’s injuries and any weapons used, however the attack was thought to be related to a Dunedin gang and
A Cutten St resident told the Otago Daily Times police in blue overalls searched several Cutten St properties from about 10am, including bushes and bins. A property on the street was cordoned off with police tape at that time, the resident said.
Shortly before 3pm it appeared a weapon, believed to be a knife, had been discovered at another Cutten St address. Police photographers were then seen documenting that scene…
At 2:30 am on Saturday a 22 year old woman was assaulted by two men in a red four-door sedan in the city. Police are also asking the public for their help in finding the attackers. Our thoughts and sympathies are extended to these women and all victims of violence in New Zealand. More on both stories here
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