This sketch has been constructed from a description
supplied by the victim as a likeness with similar features
to the suspect
New information about an attack on a woman on a south
Dunedin street is being investigated.
A police sketch of the man who attempted to abduct a
25-year-old woman in Dunedin was published in the Otago
Daily Times on Saturday.
Sergeant Ed Baker said police had received ''a good
response'' from the public.
''There has been a steady stream of information. People have
been ringing in, nominating people they think might be the
suspect and providing us with other information,'' he said.
''All that new information is now being investigated.''
The sketch was based on a description supplied by the victim,
who said the man grabbed her and carried her about 10m into
bushes at Bathgate Park as she was walking home at night from
the Octagon on October 19.
The woman hoped someone would recognise the man from the
sketch so he could be apprehended.
The attacker was last seen running across Bathgate Park
towards Helena St and Macandrew Rd after the woman managed to
She flagged down a taxi and called police once home.
Anyone with information about the incident or the man in the
sketch should contact police on 471-4800 or the anonymous
tip-off line Crimestoppers, 0800 555-111.