A 20-year-old man has been arrested over an early-morning
sexual violation assault at a Christchurch park.
Detective Sergeant Grant Collins said the man had been
arrested earlier today in relation to an assault on a sex
The assault occurred in Cambridge Green park, near the
intersection of Barbadoes and Salisbury streets, about 2.15am
The man was found after police executed a search warrant at a
Phillipstown address today, Mr Collins said.
Mr Collins thanked the public for supplying police with
information on the man, whose photographs were released over
The man will appear in the Christchurch District Court
tomorrow. He is facing a charge of assault with intent to
commit sexual violation.