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19-year-old woman sexually assaulted by man in Palmerston North street

News from NZ Police
Palmerston North Police are investigating the sexual violation of a 19 year-old woman in Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North, early this morning.

The woman was attacked by a man not known to her as she walked near the intersection of Broadway and Albert Street.

Police are seeking witnesses who were in the area of Broadway Avenue and Albert Street that morning between 3am and 7am.

The victim is being comforted by friends and Police support agencies.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Palmerston North police on (06) 351 3600. Alternatively, information can be left anonymously with Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.