A good Samaritan was punched in the face and had his car
stolen after assisting a man escape a gang fight, police say.
Senior Sergeant Brian Benn, of Dunedin, said the man was
driving through Corstorphine at 8pm on Wednesday, when he saw
a patched gang member being hit by three other patched gang
The motorist helped the victim into the passenger side of his
car, and then fled the scene.
Later the victim then punched and kicked his rescuer, who
escaped but watched the man drive off with his 2001 silver
The victim-turned-offender was described as a male Maori aged
in his mid-20s with tattoos on his face and neck.
Snr Sgt Benn said police were looking for the men involved
and the car.