Police appeal for information in Flat Bush assault

An assault in Flat Bush recently has police appealing for the public’s help to identify the suspects.

The incident took place on Cooladawson Drive just after 5pm on July 9 where a man was walking to his car and was assaulted by another man.

Police believe the assault was unprovoked.

The victim was released from hospital but is still recovering from his injuries.
Police want information about two vehicles of interest that were caught on CCTV at the scene of the assault.

The first vehicle is a grey or silver vehicle that is believed to be a late model Nissan Dualis and was carrying one of the offenders.

The second vehicle is described only as white and was carrying two female occupants at the time.

Police are also looking to identify one of the offenders, described to be of Maori or Pacific Island descent and of heavy build.

He was wearing a white top with a dark-coloured sling bag across his back.
Police would also like to speak to a man who was wearing a yellow hi-viz jacket and was walking nearby at the time of the incident.

This man is not a suspect but may be able to help detectives with the investigation.
Anyone with information can contact Counties Manukau Police on 261 1300 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.