21 Sep 2019

Man arrested after multiple women assaulted in central Auckland

5:37 pm on 21 September 2019

A man has been arrested after at least nine women reported being assaulted in central Auckland this afternoon.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Police said the man was taken into custody on Elliott Street shortly before 3pm.

A number of women reported that they had been assaulted by what is believed to be the same man at various locations in central Auckland between about 1:30pm and 2:50pm.

Nine complaints have been made.

No serious injuries were reported.

Police are speaking to a number of victims and offering them support. An investigation is underway.