New Zealand / Wellington Region

Concerns women may have been assaulted at music festival

10:50 am on 5 April 2021

A man arrested over the assault of two security guards at a Wellington music festival is also being investigated in connection with assaults on several women.

Photo: Facebook / Peachy Keen

Acting Sergeant Victoria Press said that while general crowd behaviour at the Peachy Keen festival at the Basin Reserve on Saturday was good, there were reports of women being assaulted.

Press said a man has been charged with common assault in relation to two security staff.

But she said the assaulted women could not be found.

Anyone who can help with the investigation is asked to contact the police.