NZ police arrest man at New Brighton Beach

Christchurch Police have arrested a man in relation to indecent assaults at New Brighton Beach this afternoon.

Police were notified at about 1:45pm that a man was behaving inappropriately towards females at the beach and located the alleged offender nearby.

A 46-year-old man was taken into custody and is due to appear in the Christchurch District Court tomorrow. He is facing three charges of indecent assault and one charge of resists police.

Police are aware that there were a number of people in the area at the time, and there may be other people who were approached by the man or witnessed his behaviour.

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