Car hits bank, ends up on roof

Wanaka police attended a single-car crash on Cardrona Valley Rd early yesterday.

Constable Peter Reed said police were notified about 7am of a crash 2km north of the Cardrona skifield access road. A Subaru sedan had left the road, hit a bank, and ended up on its roof about 6am. Police understood the driver, believed to be a 40-year-old Cardrona man, had not been injured. The accident was being investigated, he said.

• On Friday night, police arrested a 21-year-old Alexandra man for offensive behaviour after he was allegedly seen urinating outside the Lake Hawea Hotel.

• On Saturday morning, police received a report from Brownston St residents of a burglary.

They said their garden shed had been ransacked. Paint and other items were thrown about, and plants nearby were ripped out.

• In the early hours of Saturday, an 18-year-old UK woman living in Wanaka was issued a pre-charge warning by police after being identified on CCTV footage taking a jacket from the Water Bar in Ardmore St.

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