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South Waikato News - - Out & About -

Toko­roa Po­lice have at­tended 72 in­ci­dents in the last week. Se­nior Sergeant Hen­der­son said 27 re­lated to Fam­ily Vi­o­lence mat­ters but he was pleased that the ma­jor­ity of th­ese calls re­lated to re­quests for as­sis­tance.

‘‘ The Toko­roa Po­lice work closely with sup­port agen­cies in the com­mu­nity such as TCOSS and Women’s Refuge so that we can re­fer peo­ple who are hav­ing prob­lems.

‘‘I en­cour­age ev­ery­one who is ex­pe­ri­enc­ing Fam­ily Vi­o­lence to speak up and seek as­sis­tance.’’

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