Three charged over Andersons Bay ruckus

Armed police gather on Somerville St in response to an alleged assault on Saturday afternoon....
Armed police gather on Somerville St in response to an alleged assault on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Linda Robertson
Three people have been charged after police were called to fighting in Andersons Bay this afternoon and another person was injured after being hit by a vehicle being driven from the scene.

Armed police officers and dog units have swarmed Somerville St after police responded to a report of an assault about 12.15pm.

Detective Sergeant Chris Henderson, of Dunedin, said following the incident two men, aged 32 and 57, had been charged with fighting in a public place.

The 57-year-old man was also charged with assault with a weapon.

One of the two men received minor injuries.

A third person received minor injuries after they were hit by a vehicle as it left the scene.

A fourth person, a 37-year-old man and the alleged driver of the vehicle, was also charged with assault with a weapon.

An investigation into the circumstances of the incident was underway.

Police were not seeking anyone else in relation to the matter.  

 

 

 

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