Palmerston man arrested for alleged October attack

Update: 4:21PM NORTH Island: A 38-YEAR-old man was arrested at Church Street, Palmerston North in New Zealand in relation to two incidents that occurred on October 14 last year and January 5, 2018.

New Zealand Police said the man had been charged with burglary, aggravated robbery, indecent assault and threatening to kill.

“We know that these two incidents were extremely concerning for the community, and we would like to thank all those who provided information and assistance to the investigation team,” the New Zealand Police Force said. 

The accused is scheduled to appear in Rotorua District Court today.

Police said the victim had been advised of the arrest and that they continued to provide her and her family support as she recovers. 


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