29 Jan 2019

Arrest warrant for British tourist after no-show at court

1:14 pm on 29 January 2019

A British tourist charged with assaulting a woman using a car as a weapon has failed to turn up in court.

Outside the Auckland District Court on Albert Street.

Auckland District Court. Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

The 26-year-old man was also charged with using a motor vehicle recklessly following an incident at Auckland's Takapuna Beach on 13 January.

He was also facing a fraud charge.

The man was due to appear in the Auckland District Court today for a bail hearing.

An arrest warrant has been issued.