Alleged assault by masked trio in Bluff

A man was taken to hospital after an alleged assault during an aggravated burglary in Bluff on Friday.

Police said emergency services were called to a Barrow St address around 7:50pm following reports three masked males had assaulted the sole male occupant.

The victim was taken to Southland Hospital with moderate injuries.

A black SUV and a silver sedan were seen in the area at the time.

Police were making inquiries and asked anyone with information to contact them.




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