Assault inquiry launched
Porirua police are investigating a sexual assault which occurred in Cannons Creek Park last week.
Detective Sergeant Dave Jones of the Porirua CIB says the alleged assault occurred around 5am on Sunday, April 29.
‘‘The 21-year-old victim entered the park via an alleyway from Worcester St. As she walked into the park she noticed a group of males among trees beside the alleyway.
‘‘ The offender is described as Samoan in his thirties or forties, of tall height and solid build with an afro-style haircut. It’s understood he also spoke to the victim in Samoan.’’
The victim lost a pink Telecom cellphone in the attack. Anyone with any information should contact Porirua police on 04 238 1400 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.