Tauranga Police are investigating after a Bayfair Buying Centre worker was the sufferer of a severe assault yesterday.
“The person was going for a stroll throughout a break when he was allegedly assaulted by a bunch of youths close to the Farm Road bus interchange simply after 3pm,” Tauranga Space Response Supervisor Senior Sergeant Nick Lewer stated in an announcement.
The alleged attackers fled and the sufferer was left with a severe eye damage, police stated.
“The Farm Road space was busy at the moment and we’re urging anybody who noticed the assault or will help us establish these concerned to contact us.”
Police stated there was a rise in incidents regarding younger individuals congregating within the neighborhood of the procuring centre.
“In response now we have elevated our presence on this space, and we proceed to work with each the procuring centre and native and regional authorities to deal with these ongoing points,” Lewer stated.
An investigation can be beneath method into the injury of a bus on Farm Road simply after 5.15pm on 12 Could.
Anybody with info in relation to Saturday’s severe assault is requested to contact police through 105 and quote file quantity 220514/2327.
Data can be offered anonymously by Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.