Otago Daily Times

Man at­tacked by group of young peo­ple

- Crime · Incidents · Greater Auckland · Grey Lynn · New Zealand

AUCK­LAND: A young man was ran­domly at­tacked by a group of about 10 young peo­ple in Grey Lynn yes­ter­day.

The at­tack took place out­side Tiger Burger restau­rant in Great North Rd about 3.30pm.

Po­lice re­ceived sev­eral calls about in­ci­dents in­volv­ing mul­ti­ple young peo­ple yes­ter­day af­ter­noon, in­clud­ing an in­ci­dent in which a man was as­saulted.

A St John spokes­woman said an am­bu­lance was sent to the scene and a per­son treated for mi­nor in­juries.

It is un­der­stood the group of young men be­gan a con­ver­sa­tion with the vic­tim out­side his work, and he was then at­tacked with­out provo­ca­tion.

Peo­ple from neigh­bour­ing shops came to his aid.

Amir Mo­ham­madi, who owns a Turk­ish ke­bab shop in the same block, said there were about 25 boys in the group.

He did not wit­ness any at­tack but said the group was caus­ing may­hem.

Po­lice caught up with 10 young peo­ple about 500m away.

It was not known if charges would be laid. — The New Zealand Her­ald

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