Otago Daily Times

Man in­jured in as­sault

- Crime · Incidents

A MAN is in Dunedin Hos­pi­tal af­ter be­ing se­ri­ously as­saulted in the city cen­tre yes­ter­day morn­ing.

A po­lice spokes­woman said the man was al­legedly set upon by a group of peo­ple in Ge­orge St, near the Oc­tagon, about 2.30am.

‘‘By the time we [po­lice] got there, the of­fend­ers had fled the scene.

‘‘The per­son was trans­ported to hos­pi­tal and we will be con­tin­u­ing to make in­quiries,’’ she said.

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