Police are analysing a crucial piece of evidence in their hunt for the teenager who allegedly assaulted a pensioner in Dunedin this week.
Police are warning Dunedin tradesmen to keep tools out of sight after two more vehicles were broken into this week.
Police say warmer temperatures in Dunedin are creating a more welcoming climate for crime and are asking the public to keep an eye out for suspicious behaviour around the city.
As the weather gets warmer in Dunedin police are warning there are "more and more people out and about and doing weird stuff" amid reports of suspicious activity around the city.
A Balclutha man who pushed his wife and threatened her with a knife has been discharged without conviction, after the judge heard he was at risk of deportation.
Wayne Allan McNatty walked into a Dunedin dairy wearing a wig and sunglasses, brandishing a meat cleaver.
A prisoner who left a man with brain damage after punching him in an exercise yard will serve another 15 months in jail.
Police are warning tradesmen to ensure they keep valuable tools out of sight after two more vehicles were broken into last night.
Emergency services have been called to two crashes in the Dunedin area this morning, including one where a car hit a traffic light in Mosgiel.
Criminals continue to target the Mornington area in Dunedin, prompting police to remind residents to secure their property.
Criminals continue to target properties in Mornington prompting police to remind residents to secure their belongings.
Four youths have been arrested and charged with arson after a blaze at the former Glamis Hospital late on Friday night.
Four youths have been arrested and charged with arson after a blaze at the Glamis Hospital late on Friday night.
Police are searching for three people after another possible arson at the old Glamis Hospital last night.
A graduate from the 100th class to complete a prison drug programme will no longer be a "drug-fuelled maniac on the streets", he says.
Police are investigating reports a man "touched himself inappropriately" beside a female in the Dunedin Public Library yesterday afternoon.
Police are looking for a bald man who was reportedly seen masturbating by a Dunedin high school pupil this morning.