A man punched a woman in the
head as she walked along a suburban Whangarei street then
hauled her into a car and drove off, according to a
Whangarei police Sergeant Wayne Kelman said a member of the
public saw a woman walking along Keyte St, Kensington, about
3.30pm on Tuesday.
A man was seen getting out of the front passenger seat of a
black or gunmetal grey Nissan station wagon, which was parked
Police say the man walked up to the woman and punched her in
the side of the head. As she started to fall, he caught her
and dragged her into the back seat of the car.
The car drove off and was last seen turning left into Curtis
Police are appealing for information from the public in a bid
to identify the man. Anyone with information can contact
Whangarei police on 09 430 4500 or if they wish to remain
anonymous they can contact the Crimestoppers, 0800 555 111.