15 Jul 2020

Civil security vehicle vandalised in New Caledonia

1:59 pm on 15 July 2020
Gendarmerie vehicle in New Caledonia

Gendarmerie vehicle in New Caledonia Photo: RNZ Walter Zweifel

Another vehicle of New Caledonia's civil security service has been vandalised.

The public broadcaster said a complaint was lodged with police after the vehicle's windows were smashed near Mont-Dore.

The driver had stopped to help an injured person caught up in a brawl when the vehicle was attacked.

The service said without the vehicle it would struggle to provide cover for this weekend's sport events.

Last month, a vehicle of the civil security command was stolen from a secured parking lot and later abadoned in a degraded state.

Days earlier, a vehicle of the fire service was stolen.