A spate of assaults on Sunday morning has Dunedin police
urging residents to stay safe in the city.
Senior Sergeant Kelvin Lloyd said there were more assaults
than normal on Sunday morning.
A man was charged with assault after he ''king hit'' a man
outside McDonald's Restaurant in George St, Snr Sgt Kelvin
Lloyd said. The offender had allegedly retaliated to a racist
Dunedin was a safe city but people who drank alcohol were
more likely to be victims or offenders, he said.
People should be aware of their own personal safety in the
city because assaults were often by groups attacking lone
people, Snr Sgt Kelvin Lloyd said.
Police would be patrolling more around Christmas and the new
year but people should take precautions to stay safe, he