Food fight turns into real fight in Queenstown

A food fight reportedly turned violent in Queenstown in the early hours yesterday morning.

A 27-year-old English man was given a pre-charge warning after a fight allegedly broke out at the Night 'n Day store on Camp St about 3am.

Senior Sergeant Paula Enoka, of Queenstown, said a member of a group tried to throw a piece of food at their friend, but it ended up hitting a woman standing nearby instead.

Snr Sgt Enoka said an argument broke out between the two groups, including the woman's partner, and she was allegedly assaulted during the altercation.

No injuries were reported.

Meanwhile, two suspected drink-drivers were stopped by police in the resort over the past week.

A 32-year-old man was stopped by officers on Stanley St last Wednesday and blew a reading of 596mcg when breath-tested by officers.

He was charged with drink-driving and was due to appear in court this week.

A 27-year-old man was later given an infringement notice for drink-driving after he blew a reading of 368mcg when stopped on Robins Rd.

joshua.walton@odt.co.nz


 

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