6 Dec 2010

Police look into possible filming of sexual assault

10:36 am on 6 December 2010

Police are investigating allegations that a sexual assault was filmed by high school students in the Coromandel Peninsula.

Detective Sergeant Martyn Hughes says Thames-Coromandel police first became aware of the incident after media coverage at the weekend.

He says officers are investigating to establish the accuracy of the story and have not received a complaint in relation to the incident.